Canoes Progress

WHERE THE CANOES ARE TODAY

 

Now at Elwha – Next Stop Jamestown S’Klallam July 31: 

  • West Coast Vancouver Island Canoes
  • Inside Passage B.C. Canoes
  • West Coast Washington State Canoes

 

Left Swinomish, Heading for Coupeville today, July 30:

  • Mainland B.C. and San Juan Island Canoes

 

Left Potlatch/Skokomish – Heading for Brinnon today, July 30:

  • Hood Canal Washington Canoes

 

NOTE: Some of the groups from Canada have already arrived at Port Gamble.

 

[CANOE ROUTES DETAILED – CLICK HERE]

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Click on map to view directions to Suquamish events or Click Here.

 

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Journey Update / Alert

This alert was posted on Facebook, and they asked everyone to let other canoes know:

Makah Tribal Journey posted: PAUQUACHIN FIRST NATION has its second case of the SWINE flu confirmed, this is a deadly flu, especially for our elders and infant youth. They were designated to be a stop over for the Eastern Canoes coming down Vancouver Island, but has been stopped.

[READ MORE… CLICK HERE]

 Important Swine Flu Info on Suquamish site.. CLICK HERE.

OTHER NEWS FROM THE JOURNEY:

Due to dangerous waters on the West Coast Washington route, Canoes will trailor up to Makah / Neah Bay, then paddle from there on the regular schedule.

See Status Update Report on this.. CLICK HERE.

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2009 Canoe Landing Protocol – Paddle to Suquamish

CANOE LANDING PROTOCOL – MONDAY, AUG. 3 AT 1PM

 

  • BEFORE 12 Noon, All canoes will gather at soft landing – Doe-kag-wats Beach (Jeff Head) for instructions on Official landing in Suquamish.

 

  • Food, water and comfort stations provided at soft landing. Skippers are in charge of own crew care.  

 

  • At 1 PM Canoes will enter official landing, rafted up in groups as defined by routes traveled.

 

  • Each canoe will give a BRIEF intro of their canoe family, Tribe of Nation.

 

  • Only after every canoe completes protocol will canoes come ashore.

 

  • Volunteers from Naval base will help carry canoes up.

 

  • Only Support Boats will tie to Suquamish Dock. No canoe. Larger canoes can pull over to Old Man House Park.

 

  • Canoes will sit in front of the sGeDadad qwA ?altx House of Awakened Culture in Downtown Suquamish.

 

  • Canoe Families may load canoes onto trailers next day and thru the week before 10 AM.

SEE ALL 2009 CANOE ROUTES  CLICK HERE.