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 / http://www.thefair.com/

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 Yelp.com for the information http://www.yelp.com/map/the-puyallup-fair-puyallup )


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




Anxious to be on the way




Cowlitz Hosts War-Canoe Races, Horseshoe Pitching Competition

Cowlitz Indian Tribe Hosts The First Annual John Barnett Memorial War-Canoe Races & Horseshoe Pitching Competition 2008

Canoe Race Event is for participation of Canoe Families planning to take part in the Inter-Tribal Canoe Journey for 2009.

Saturday and Sunday, September 13-14, 2008.

At the Ike Kinswa State Park, Mayfield Lake, Washington.

Total Guaranteed Prizes to be given: $7000


Info and Entry Form:

For race information, call 360-577-8140

Also see website: http://www.cowlitz.org/events/cowlitzcanoeraces.html

RSVP with Entry Form as Soon as Possible so we can better accommodate your stay


Send Entry forms to:

Cowlitz Indian Tribe  

Attn: Canoe Race  

P.O. Box 2547  

Longview, WA 98632  

Or FAX to:


Email Contact:


Event is open to the public. It is a drug and alcohol free event.