Canoes begin celebration on Lummi Reservation

The Lummi Nation of Washington welcomed nearly 80 canoes to its reservation on Monday.

The tribe is hosting the annual Canoe Journey for the first time since the event started in 1989. Ninety volunteers are making sure the weeklong celebration goes smoothly.

The festivities continue through Sunday.

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Tribal paddlers arrive for festivities (The Bellingham Herald 7/31)
Volunteers help tribal paddle event go moothly (The Bellingham Herald 7/31)

Relevant Links:
Paddle to Lummi -
Tribal Journeys -

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