MEDIA POLICIES – Journey 2008

MEDIA POLICIES For Journey 2008 Paddle to Cowichan

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These policies are in place to honour the traditions and protocols of Tribal Journeys Paddle to Quw’utsun.


Media Criteria


                        Media are required to submit appropriate media credentials as part of their registration application including a photocopy or scan of official press credentials and a letter of assignment from the media organization being represented. Business cards or membership cards from news media, communications, or writers’ organizations are not sufficient to establish eligibility.

                        Independent television production companies are required to provide a letter outlining the confirmed broadcast plans for their work.

                        Freelance media are required to submit an official letter of assignment from a news organization or magazine.

                        Online media must submit similar documentation verifying the intended use of the content collected from Tribal Journeys 2008.


Media Program – The Landing, July 28

Accredited media are welcome to attend the Landing activities on July 28 at Hecate Park in Cowichan Bay. Program details are posted on this website. More information will be emailed as it comes available. Media will be positioned in a defined area on site to ensure access to the landing and protocol procedures. Media will be required to check in with the on-site Communications Manager upon arrival.


Important Security and Conduct Information

For security reasons, only accredited media will be provided access to The Landing Site. Upon registering media agree to follow the protocols outlined by Tribal Journeys and respect the directions of the traditions of Tribal Journeys.


Specific events, dances and protocols are sacred. Photos and video will NOT be permitted.


Photo crews will NOT be allowed on the water.


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