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Other Links

Snohomish Tribe

Burke Museum - Canoe

Marine Forecast

Lushootseed - Puyallup language



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The following is an excerpt from Anita's Story (Tribal Journeys 2007 Paddle to Lummi):

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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)

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  Shocking Documentary about Salmon!!

Salmon are both a indicator and KEY species. 

This shocking documentary by film maker Twyla Roscovich and biologist Alexandra Morton discovers British Columbia's wild salmon are testing positive for dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming worldwide...



 TJ '18 Paddle to Puyallup   Start from Neah Bay about July 14 


July 14      Neah Bay

July 15

July 16    

July 17  Waatch to Makah (Neah Bay) 14

July 18   Makah to Pysht  (Pillar Pt.) 24

July 19   Pysht to Port Angeles (Lower Elwah) 31

July 20            Rest

July 21   Port Angeles to Jamestown (s'klallam) 20

July 22   Jamestown to Port Townsend 18

July 23   Port Townsend to Port Gamble (s'klallam) 23

July 24   Port Gamble to Suquamish 26

July 25        Rest 

July 26   Suquamish to Alki (Muckleshoot) 13

July 27       Rest

July 28 Alki to Pt Defiance 25

Total about 194 miles


Tribal; Journey 2019 to Nanaimo  end of July


You tube Video's






Calendar as of  02/15/2018

Wed Feb 14 at 1030am Edmonds CC Service Learning Brier 244

Fri Feb 16 at 5pm dinner at Cultural Kitchen Edmonds CC Performance/Coastal Jam at 6pm Woodway 202

Wed Feb 21 at 1030am Edmonds CC Service Learning

Wed Feb 21 at 140 pm Edmonds CC Service Learning Mukilteo Hall 429

Wed Feb 28 at 1030am Edmonds CC Service Learning

Sat Apr 21 at 10am stoljw-ali

Sat-Sun May 5-6 Edmonds CC PopwWow

Mon May 21 Panther Lk Elem

Sat Jun 2 Kent International Festival

Sat Jul 14 Neah Bay - TJ'18



http://youtu.be/QJOC92S98C4 http://youtu.be/Z2NOzZQwT6c http://youtu.be/1QTiCcgbi4E

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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 Beach - 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

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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.#

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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.

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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

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Atlantic City








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