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Indian Country bills face time crunch as Congress winds down
Indian Country bills face time crunch as Congress winds down (December 14, 2018)

Time is running out for tribes to see action on their legislative agenda as lawmakers prepare to wrap up the 115th session of Congress.


Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance more bills
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance more bills (November 26, 2018)

Three symbolic resolutions and three substantive bills are advancing as the clock winds down on the 115th Congress.


Quinault Nation mourns loss of eldest citizen Emmett Oliver at 102
Quinault Nation mourns loss of eldest citizen Emmett Oliver at 102 (March 8, 2016)

Emmett Oliver was a beloved educator who started the Paddle to Seattle in 1989, an event that celebrates the canoe culture of Pacific Northwest tribes.


Gyasi Ross: Tribes celebrate their culture at Canoe Journey
Gyasi Ross: Tribes celebrate their culture at Canoe Journey (August 27, 2013)

Gyasi Ross reflects on the annual Canoe Journey.


KTCS:  Tribes strengthening culture with annual Canoe Journey
KTCS: Tribes strengthening culture with annual Canoe Journey (August 13, 2013)

KCTS9 reports on this year's Paddle to Quinault, which drew 89 canoes and thousands of participants.


Jeromy Sullivan: Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe  to host canoes
Jeromy Sullivan: Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe to host canoes (July 2, 2013)

Jeromy Sullivan, the chairman of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe of Washington, welcomes the annual Canoe Journey.


Opinion: Paddle to Squaxin continues a journey of healing, hope
Opinion: Paddle to Squaxin continues a journey of healing, hope (August 3, 2012)

"Ray Krise raised his hands in thanks as the eagle circled overhead, as if greeting the canoes coming around the bend from Budd Inlet into East Bay July 29. On...


Column: Ambitious recycling goals at the Paddle to Squaxin 2012
Column: Ambitious recycling goals at the Paddle to Squaxin 2012 (August 2, 2012)

"Calm and collected beyond her years, Squaxin Island tribal member Sheena Kaas has her hands full this week, overseeing an ambitious waste-reduction and recycling program that should pay dividends for...


Squaxin Island Tribe hosts over 100 Canoe Journey participants
Squaxin Island Tribe hosts over 100 Canoe Journey participants (August 1, 2012)

The Squaxin Island Tribe of Washington is hosting more than 100 Canoe Journey participants. The canoes started making their entrance at Squaxin Island on Sunday. They represent dozens of First...


Editorial: Anticipation building for annual tribal Canoe Journey
Editorial: Anticipation building for annual tribal Canoe Journey (July 27, 2012)

"The anticipation is building. Nearly 13,000 Native American and First Nation tribes, representing 130 Northwest Coastal tribal communities are paddling down Puget Sound this morning. They are coming from places...


OPB: Cowlitz Tribe keeping traditions alive with Canoe Journey
OPB: Cowlitz Tribe keeping traditions alive with Canoe Journey (July 19, 2012)

"Dozens of Native-Americans from the Cowlitz tribe landed on the shores of Fort Vancouver in a traditional canoelanding celebration on Tuesday. Tanna Engdahl, a Cowlitz descent, stood at the shore...


Editorial: Experience tribal traditions with annual Canoe Journey
Editorial: Experience tribal traditions with annual Canoe Journey (July 13, 2012)

"They will come as their ancestors did, from various places across the Pacific Ocean and the Salish Sea, from Quinault and Hoh and Quileute, from Makah and Elwha and Jamestown,...


Editorial: Tribes keep traditions alive with annual Canoe Journey
Editorial: Tribes keep traditions alive with annual Canoe Journey (June 25, 2012)

"The arrival on July 29 of about 13,000 American Indians, representing some 130 West Coast tribal communities, dressed in regalia and landing in beautifully carved cedar canoes, sounds a lot...


Tribes in Pacific Northwest   get  ready for    annual Canoe Journey
Tribes in Pacific Northwest get ready for annual Canoe Journey (June 11, 2012)

More than 100 tribes and First Nations are getting ready for the annual Canoe Journey. This year's journey starts June 23. It will end with a celebration hosted by the...


Blog: Indigenous people connect for annual Canoe Journey
Blog: Indigenous people connect for annual Canoe Journey (November 15, 2011)

"Ivan Pankararú and Leandro Pataxó representing the Pankararú and Pataxó indigenous peoples of Brazil traveled to the Pacific Northwest to join with the Puyallup on this year’s annual Tribal...


Jeromy Sullivan:  Canoe Journey a celebration of tribal culture
Jeromy Sullivan: Canoe Journey a celebration of tribal culture (July 13, 2011)

"This July, more than 100 canoes from Indian nations across the region will embark on the yearly tribal Canoe Journey. Canoeing has been a part of the Native way of...