Chief Seattle Days
August 16, 17 & 18, 2019
August 16, 17 & 18, 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 | Horseshoe Tournament
11:30AM – Powwow Registration Opens
12PM – Salmon Booth Opens | Parade Begins
12:30PM – Powwow Welcoming / Opening
1PM – Powwow Grand Entry | Canoe Races Begin
1:30PM – Powwow Registration Closes
4PM – LeLaLa Coastal Song & Dance Group
5PM – Aztec Dance Group
6PM – Powwow Grand Entry
8PM – Canoe Races End | Powwow Ends
SUNDAY AUGUST 18
8AM – 5K Fun Run Registration Opens
9AM – Softball Tournament | 5K Fun Run
10AM – Vendors Open | Suquamish Elders Walk
11AM – Canoe Races Begin
12PM – Powwow Grand Entry | Salmon Booth Opens
2:30PM – LeLaLa Coastal Song & Dance Group
3:30PM – Raffles & Powwow Awards Ceremony
4:30PM – Aztec Dance Group
5:30PM – Celebration Ends
Saturday Aug 17 @ 1PM & 6PM | Sunday Aug 18 @ 12PM
Enjoy central american Native American drumming, singing and dancing. Traditions such as fancy dancing, grass dancing, traditional dancing and more!
Plus enjoy special presentations by Aztec Dancers and the Le La La Dancers.
Powwow Dancer sign-ups will beg on Saturday Aug 17 @ 11:30am – 1:30pm
Host Drum – Southern Express
MC – Tony Bluehorse
Arena Director – Frank Goesbehind
Head Man – Gerald Brien
Head Woman – Bridget Eaglespeaker
For questions regarding the Powwow please contact Veronica Rhodes at VeronicaRhodes@outlook.com
Saturday Aug 17 @ 9AM
Chief Seattle was a famous leader of the Suquamish people and is whom the city of Seattle is named after. We take this day to celebrate all the accomplishments and sacrifices that Chief Seattle made for the Suquamish people.
Come celebrate Chief Seattle with this gravesite honoring with traditional with songs, speeches and thank yous.
We ask that you respect the ceremony by not taking photos during the ceremony. Photos can be taken of the gravesite following the ceremony
Friday Aug 16 @ 4:30PM
The Chief Seattle Days Royalty Pageant is a Scholarship program for Suquamish Tribal Members and Descendants between the ages of 13 and 18, to the Miss and Warrior crowns. The pageant is also open to youth ages 5 – 12.
Youth that are crowned spend their one year reign representing the Suquamish Tribe.
This multi-day pageant contains several aspects. An oral interview on Thursday August 15, an introduction and talent show on Friday.
The talent show will be held at the Suquamish House of Awakened Culture at 4:30pm on Friday August 16.
Saturday Aug 17 @ 10am
Bring the family to Suquamish for a community-based parade. The Parade will begin on the corner of Sealth Ln & Suquamish Way. It will end at the corner of NE Center St. & Augusta Ave NE
Parade Application: COMING SOON
It’s FREE to enter the parade!
Friday Aug 16 @ 6PM | Saturday Aug 17 @ 9AM | Sunday Aug 18 @ 9AM
Totten Road Baseball Field
5283 Totten Road
Poulsbo, WA 98370
CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT INFO
7 men and 3 women are required on the field at all times
All players must be 16 or older
12 Player Roster
$275 Entry Fee per team
PRIZES / AWARDS
1st Place – Jackets & Winner Takes All
2nd Place – Hoodies
3rd Place – Crew Neck Sweatshirts
4th Place – Long sleeve Dri-Fit
Games are about 1 hour and 10 minutes long. 5 minute breaks between each game. All times below are approximate.
Saturday Aug 17 @ 10AM | Sunday Aug 18 @ 10AM
Enjoy a horseshoe tournament during the Chief Seattle Days festivities.
Across the street from the Suquamish Tribal Administration Building
18490 Suquamish Way NE | Suquamish WA 98392
Men and women welcome
All ages welcome
Sign-up begins at 9:30am
Sign-up will continue throughout all tournament days
Win your share of $900!
(Prizes awarded Saturday and Sunday)
For more information, please contact Mary Ann Youngblood at 541-921-1171
Cheer on your favorite Canoe Racers throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday.
More info coming soon.
Sunday Aug 18 @ 9AM
A fun, scenic and challenging course that passes by historic cultural heritage sites in Suquamish such as Chief Seattle’s Grave, Old Man House Park, marine water and mountain views, and starts and finishes at the Suquamish Tribe’s beautiful House of Awakened Culture.
View the Fun Run route map here.
8AM – Registration opens at location
9AM – Race Begins
10AM – Suquamish Tribal Elders walk (no registration fee required)
For more information please contact Stephanie Kunold at Skunold@suquamish.nsn.us
Saturday Aug 17 @ 12PM | Sunday Aug 18 @ 12PM
The Salmon is traditionally a main food source for the Suquamish People and surrounding tribes. On Saturday and Sunday, salmon is cooked at the outdoor fire pit for deliciously cooked salmon.
Watch the salmon being cooked near the House of Awakened Culture.
Plates are available while Salmon lasts, each year the salmon does run out so get there early. Each plate comes with the below:
Thursday Aug 15 @ 9AM
The Chief Seattle Days Golf Tournament is held at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston, every year. Sponsors and community members participate in this tournament to help raise funds for a local charity. For 2019, the charity receiving funds is Coffee Oasis.
The Suquamish Tribe would like to thank the generous sponsors of this year’s tournament:
Brown and Brown Insurance
Awards Luncheon Sponsors
Air Management Solutions
Port Madison Enterprises
Driving Range Sponsor
Beverage Cart Sponsors
Pacific General Builders LLC
Port Madison Construction Company
Port Madison Enterprises
Port Madison Enterprises Marketing
Arness Septic Pumping
Miles Sand and Gravel
Thank you for your interest in having a booth at the Chief Seattle Days Celebration. Here are some things you’ll need to know
Applications are open to Suquamish Tribal Members only until July 12, 2019
Applications will be open to the public (for any remaining spots) on July 13, 2019
Last day to submit applications is Friday, August 9, 2019
Menu list & copies of food handlers cards are required for EACH booth worker with your application. Your application will not be considered without these items
HOURS OF OPERATION
All vendors must be open for all 3 days during the following times (vendors can open early or stay open longer should they choose).
Friday (8/16) – 3pm – 7pm
Saturday (8/17) – 10am – 7pm
Sunday (8/18) – 10am – 4pm
All vendors will be contacted via email prior to the event. Please ensure you have a good contact email on your application.
For additional information please contact Vendor Coordinator: Danielle Morsette at ChiefSeattleDays@gmail.com
Please download the 2019 Chief Seattle Days Vendor Application by clicking here.
Free general parking is available in the paved lot adjacent to the House of Awakened Culture. Public parking will also be made available at the Tribal Administration Offices on Suquamish Way, and near Suquamish Museum on South Street. Elder and disabled parking is located in the gravel lot across the street from the festival grounds on Augusta Avenue. Arrive early! These areas have limited spaces available.
CAMPING & HOTEL