Entries by Jon Anderson

In Wake of 9-11 Sept is National Preparedness Month

Did you know that #NatlPrep Month is a result of increased emergency preparedness in the wake of the 9/11 attacks that occurred 18 years ago today? Since 2004, September has been declared National Preparedness Month and is sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The focus is on personal and community preparedness. This year’s theme is #PreparedNotScared and […]

Suquamish Tribe dedicates new dive boat

In emotional ceremony, Tribe names ship after icon of Suquamish diving community Members of the Suquamish Tribe welcomed the newest member of the Suquamish Seafood Enterprises fleet in a dockside dedication ceremony Thursday morning. The F/V Carriere will serve as the flagship for the Tribe’s geoduck harvesting operations. “This is a really big great day, […]

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 15 9AM – Golf Tournament 5PM – Camping Areas Open FRIDAY AUGUST 16 3PM – Vendors Open 4PM – Pageant Royalty Arrive by Canoe 4:30PM – Royalty Pageant Talent Show 6PM – Coastal Jam | Softball Tournament SATURDAY AUGUST 17 9AM – Chief Seattle Gravesite Honoring | Softball Tournament 10AM – Vendors Open […]

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 […]