This morning, leaving Squamish Nation (North Vancouver, B.C.), the Wa He Lut School (Olympia, WA) canoe tipped and broke. Thankfully all were saved.
It is reported that the incident was caused by a combination of 10 foot swells and riptide. A huge wall of water crashed over the canoe, flooding and swamping it. Their support boat quickly did the rescue and saved every person.
This is the first Canoe Journey for these youth who trained and were prepared for the long days of paddling.
Wa He Lut School teaches the traditional ways: to be respectful and not to criticise others.
Editors note: We were in prayer very early this morning, since about 3 or 4 AM, for all those on the water this day, and throughout the journey.
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