Water Safety

WATER SAFETY TRAINING – May 28-29, 2010!

The Makah Canoe Society is inviting everyone to Water safety training in Neah Bay, WA, USA.

Friday, May 28: Dinner at the Neah Bay Community Hall.

Saturday, May 29 at 9 AM: Light breakfast at the hall.

Training with the EMTs starts directly after breakfast.

Around 12 Noon: Tip over training in the canoes at the beach.

About 3 PM return for walk thru with Tribal Journeys Committee of campgrounds etc.

Dinner served at 5 PM

Water safety training is a MUST for all canoe journey participants.

 

            

 

   

Makah Days 2009

Makah Days 2009 is On!

August 28 – 30, 2009 is the 85th Annual Makah Days Celebration. Hosted by Makah Tribe at Neah Bay, Washington, in the Northwest most point of the continental United States.

Theme is *A Journey to Wellness*.

Events throughout the three-day celebration include:

  • Traditional NW Native dancing and singing
  • Street Fair
  • Softball Tournament
  • Talent Show and Royalty Coronation
  • Fireworks show
  • Slahal Games
  • Modern Dance
  • Grand Parade
  • Traditional Salmon Bake
  • Traditional Youth Makah Dancing
  • Skippers Meeting
  • Golf Tournament

SCHEDULE Details CLICK HERE.

No admission fee for Makah Days events. A $10 Recreational use permit is required for hiking, camping, fishing or visiting area beaches and trails.

Canoe landing 2001

 

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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