Posted on August 28, 2009 by suetv
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.
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Posted on July 25, 2009 by suetv
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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Filed under: JOURNEY 2009, News from the Journey | Tagged: Canoe Journey, Journey News, Makah, Neah Bay, Pauquachin First Nation, Swine Flu Alert, Tribal Journey, Vancouver Island Canoes, West Coast canoes | Leave a comment »