March Canoe Meeting Update

NEXT CANOE MEETING: March 27, 2010 – 12pm, Suquamish Tribe.  

Suquamish Tribe will host an Inter-Tribal Canoe Society Meeting

At the Suquamish Village Council Chambers.

Address: 18490 Suquamish Way, Suquamish, WA 98392

Canoes at Suquamish 2009 - Photo by Native Media / Sue Charles

Feb. Canoe Meeting

February 13, 2010 Tribal Journey Meeting, Hosted by Cowlitz Tribe.  

Starts at 12 noon with Lunch. Followed at 1pm Meeting.  

Then 5pm dinner, and song and dance to wrap things up.  

LOCATION: Puyallup Fairgrounds, Puyallup, Washington, USA.  

Use the entrance at the RED GATE on 9th Ave. SW. Meeting is in the first building on the left.  

This meeting is in preparation for the coming Paddle to Makah 2010 Native Nations Canoe Journey. Canoes will arrive at Makah after their journey from various far flung locations of Washington, Oregon, Alaska and British Columbia. Official canoe landing and protocol will take place on July 19, 2010. Makah Tribe will host related events for several days following the canoe landing and welcome ceremonies.  

More Information:

Puyallup Fairgrounds /

110 9th Ave Sw, Puyallup, WA 98371 Get directions

Cross Streets: Between S Meridian and 2nd St SW

Phone # (253) 841-5045

 Puyallup Fairgrounds RED GATE Entrance is on 9 TH AVE SW.

Streets bordering Puyallup Fairgrounds are these: Fairview Dr on the West, 9th Ave SW on the North and S Meridian on the East.


DIRECTIONS to Puyallup Fairgrounds from I-5 in south end of TACOMA, WA

Take exit #127/SO TACOMA WAY/PUYALLUP onto WA-512 E toward PUYALLUP – go 10.116.3 mikm

Take the MERIDIAN ST S/PUYALLUP exit – go 0.20.3 mikm

Turn Left on S MERIDIAN – go 0.40.6 mikm

Turn Left on 9TH AVE SW

Arrive at 110 9TH AVE SW, PUYALLUP, on the Left

(I used Yahoo Maps driving directions, and the visual map on for the information )


Canoes on land at Suquamish Tribe hosting events. Photo.. Copyright 2009 Sue Charles/NW Native Media




Anxious to be on the way




Canoe Meeting 12-06-09

Walter from Muckleshoot announces: Tribal Journeys Canoe Meeting Sunday, Dec. 6 at Muckleshoot Casino – Upstairs in the banquet rooms. The entrance is right next to the parking garage. Look for directional signs. 

Lunch at 12 noon, followed by Meeting.

Dinner at 4 pm.  

Jam Session Jan 3, Puyallup Canoe Family Hosts

Jam Session on January 3, 3PM hosted by Puyallup Canoe Family. Location of event: Youth Center on Leeve Road. Address: 5625 52nd St E, Puyallup, WA 98371, Phone # (253) 445-6000

Follow River Road till you come to the bridge. Turn to go to Chief Leschi School. Go LEFT instead of right. Cross the bridge and turn LEFT again. Follow Leeve Road to the Youth Center. It’s the bright Yellow building.

Yahoo Maps