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The following is an excerpt from Anita's Story (Tribal Journeys 2007 Paddle to Lummi):
Mary was skipper on the Blue Heron and Ire was lead puller on the Raven. For a few private moments when other people were talking back and forth across the canoes, Mary and Ire were sharing their experiences in Lushootseed. It was moving to me. How long has it been since people have talked between canoes in Lushootseed, having an authentic, non-rehearsed exchange in traditional canoes?
Thank you Laughs-a-lot (Anita)
Tribal Journey 2013
is over, a great year
Time to plan for Bella Bella, BC !!!
Paddle to ??? ~ 2015
Paddle to Nisqually, WA ~ 2016
Blue Heron Heritage Family Performance with Seattle Symphony
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Fri Mar 14 @6pm Seattle Symphony - Native Lands at ESUC 12700 SE 32 St Bellevue
Sat Mar 15 @12 noon Skipper/Canoe Family meeting at Puyallup Youth Center on Levee Road
Sat Mar 22 @ ??? /Idle No More - Seattle
Sat Mar 29 @10am Paddle Practice from Redondo
Sat Apr 5 @2pm Song/Dance Practice at ESUC 12700 SE 32 St Bellevue
The Blue Heron
The (Great) Blue Heron has a subspecies that does not migrate. One such colony is in the Black River (not now existing) area located between Renton and Tukwila. A potential subdivision now threatens this colony. There is a effort to save this colony. See: http://www.heronsforever.org/
Redondo - From I-5 between Federal Way and Kent take Exit 147 (S. 277 St) turn west. Go past Pac. Hiway S. At top of bluff road will turn south and wind down to water. Just past Salty's Restaurant is a pay-to park lot. parking on street may be unavailable. #Redondo
Solo Point - From I-5 south of Tacoma take Exit 119 and head west. Immediately after the RR tracks veer right onto the Steilacoom-Dupont Rd. At 2.0 miles turn left (west) onto a paved road. On your left will be brown Wa. St. outline sign. Stay on this road for 2 more miles until you meet the water and boat launch.#Solo point
Alki Pt. - from I-5 take the West Seattle Freeway. Take the Avalon-Harbor Ave exit/ Turn right onto Harbor Ave. Just pass Salty's and Alki Crab is Kayak and skin dive park. Take second drive to boat launch.
Dance Team - From I-405 South Take the Coal Creeek PKWY Exit 10 and turn right onto Coal Creek PKWY for .4 miles then turn left onto Factoia BLVD SE for 1.2 miles (past Factoria Mall) It becomes 128 Pl SE. Turn left onto SE 32 ST It will be about two blocks on your right.
Dance Team - From I-90 Seattle
Take the Exit 10B/Richards Rd for .1 miles then turn left onto Factoia
BLVD SE/128 Pl SE Turn left onto SE 32 ST It will be about two
blocks on your right.
Dance Team - From I-405 North Take Exit 12/SE 8th ST turn left onto SE 8th ST for .5 miles. then veer right onto Richards Rd SE for 1.3 miles’ Then turn right onto SE 32 ST. It will be about two blocks on your right.
Dance Team - From I-90 East Take Exit 11 and veer right on ramp Then turn left onto SE EastgateWay for 1.5 miles. Turn right on 128 Pl SE Turn left onto SE 32 ST It will be about two blocks on your right.
Cathaloptle Plankhouse - South on I-5 to exit 14 -west on SR 501 2.5 miles to Stop light/sign - right (north) on to Main about .8 mile - left into Wild Life Refuge Parking Lot (gravel).
Newcastle Beach Park - 4400 Lake Washington Blvd SE - From I-405, take the 112th Avenue SE exit (#9). At the top of the ramp, turn west towards Lake Washington. Turn right onto Lake Washington Blvd SE. Continue down hill into the park (Road dead ends at Park).