Canoe Groups and Msg Boards on the Web

Please be aware that the Washington Canoe Society Group – formerly on MSN – is now located on a service called “Multiply”.  MSN closed their Groups service which required the move. The new web address is  . CLICK HERE to go there now. You may need to re-apply for membership but it is easy to do, and will involve setting up a new profile and a webpage for yourself.   

Additionally there are several other Groups / message boards serving Native communities, and other interested people, with ways to share news and updates relating to Canoe Journeys and other events and happenings. These message boards have been in use for several years and are interactive for you to participate in many ways. Just click on the title below to go there.


Native-Canoes Group on Yahoo 

Canoes Northwest Group on Yahoo 

Go-Native-Canoeing Group on Yahoo

NW Canoes Group on Yahoo

There are many ways to stay connected with the Canoe Families and events throughout the year.  We encourage you to participate in as many ways as possible.

Feb – March 2009 Events


Tuesday, February 3, 2009

5:00 PM Dinner @ Elders Dining Room

6:00 PM Meeting @ Tribal Council Chambers in Tribal Administration Building

Contact person: Tina Jackson


Intertribal Canoe Meeting Feb. 14 hosted by Quileute

Location: Akalat Gym in La Push, WA

Address: # 1 Byyak Way, La Push, WA

2 PM Meeting with snacks

5 PM Dinner, followed by Coastal Jam

Contact phone at Akalat Kitchen: 360-374-7620



Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Canoe Family Hosts Coastal Gathering, Fri. Feb. 20
AND the Stan Purser Memorial POW-WOW, Sat. Feb. 21

Contact person: Laura Price, Port Gamble S’Klallam Canoe Family


Squaxin Island Tribe hosts the 2nd Annual Sa-Heh-Wa-Mish Days Pow Wow

Dates: February 21-22, 2009

Location: Little Creek Casino Resort


 Grand Entry:

1:00 PM Saturday

12 Noon Sunday

Limited vendor space available ($150/space)

Contact Darlene Krise 360.427.3027


Powwow Hotel Rates (tax applies): Fri & Sat $82, Sun $67

For Reservations, Call 1-800-667-7711 or 360-427-7711


Suquamish Community House Opening Ceremonies

Tribal Communities: Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009

General Public: Tuesday, March 3, 2009


Street Address:

7235 NE Parkway, Suquamish, WA 98392


Program includes:

Traditional Blessing, Lunch, Speakers, Giveaway, Dinner, Song and Dance


Event Contacts:

Leonard Forsman

Tina Jackson  



Suquamish Renewal Pow Wow, March 27, 28 & 29, 2009

Celebrating Healthy Lifestyles
Friday March 27
Dinner: 5PM, followed by Coastal Gathering  

Saturday March 28
Grand Entry: 1PM and 7PM

Dinner Break: 5PM


Sunday March 29
Brunch: 11AM

Grand Entry: 1PM 

Pow Wow Info Contacts:
James Old Coyote
Craig Miller    




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Canoe Meetings: Jan. 17, 2009

Jan. 17, 2009 Jamestown will host a Tribal Journey Planning Meeting



Jamestown Tribe / Jamestown Tribal Center 

Address: 1033 Old Blyn Hwy, Sequim WA 98382

(It’s just off Hi-way 101 next to the bay)


2:00 PM snack and Meeting

5:00 PM Dinner, followed by Coastal Jam session


More Info – Contact Vicky Carroll


Jan. 17, 2009 Lummi will host a planning meeting for the mainland Tribes traveling South to Suquamish.


Time info to be announced.

More Info – Contact Smitty Hillaire or Freddie Lane for details.




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