Entries by Jon Anderson

Summer Safety Tips

Here are some great summer safety tips from Seattle Children’s Hospital: Fun in the Sun Protect your child from too much sun. The sun’s rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., so be extra careful during that time. Whenever your child is outside, use sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 […]

Chief Seattle Days 2019

THURSDAY AUGUST 159AM – Golf Tournament5PM – Camping Areas Open FRIDAY AUGUST 163PM – Vendors Open4PM – Pageant Royalty Arrive by Canoe4:30PM – Royalty Pageant Talent Show6PM – Coastal Jam | Softball Tournament SATURDAY AUGUST 179AM – Chief Seattle Gravesite Honoring | Softball Tournament10AM – Vendors Open | Horseshoe Tournament11:30AM – Powwow Registration Opens12PM – […]

2019 Canoe Journey Schedule

Giveaway Workshops Thursdays, 10am-6pm – Culture Activities Office, Old Tribal Center on Sandy Hook. Canoes Arrive in Suquamish July 19, afternoon – Charles Lawrence Boat Ramp Tribal Journey Protocol July 19, 7pm — House of Awakened Culture July 20, 6pm – House of Awakened Culture Canoes depart for Tulalip July 21, morning – Charles Lawrence […]

Suquamish Tribe announces intent to sue U.S. Navy

The Suquamish Tribe announced its intention to sue the U.S. Navy for repeatedly releasing raw sewage into the Puget Sound. In a letter dated June 10, the Tribe gives military officials 60-days’ notice of the Tribe’s intent to file a lawsuit under the Clean Water Act, which prohibits discharging pollutants without a permit. According to […]

Suquamish Hosts Traveling Canoes

Canoe season is well underway and here on the Port Madison Indian Reservation we will soon be welcoming our relatives to our shores for the Suquamish hosting of this year’s Tribal Journey, Power Paddle to Puyallup. We expect our hosting to be rather large this year, with dozens of canoe families arriving on July 25, […]

Return of the Shores

The Suquamish Tribe is celebrating the return of 36 acres located on the shores of the Port Madison Indian Reservation. “For us, it’s a homecoming. We will once again be able to walk the lands in the heart of our community,” said Suquamish Tribe Cultural Coordinator Tina Jackson. On May 31, 2018 the 50-year lease […]

A Time to Gather 2018 Raises 59k

Another successful and enjoyable night of gathering with friends and supporters of the Suquamish Tribe was hosted by the Suquamish Foundation at the Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo. The evening’s theme “How Blue Jay Saved Daylight”, a story told by Suquamish parents to their children for generations, was incorporated into most every detail of the evening […]