2019 Canoe Journeys: Paddle to Lummi

haʔł sləx̌il, Puyallup Tribe Employees. \O/

Last year, the Tribe hosted “Power Paddle to Puyallup.” This year’s Canoe Journey is “Paddle to Lummi,” and this month the Culture Department is hosting a range of events that everyone is invited to participate in. Volunteers are needed, too.

Culture Department Important Dates, Events, Information

Anyone who would like to join us at a paddle practice is welcome. 

Sunday, July 7

Cold water training (Mandatory training for those who want to paddle)

Location: Sunset Beach, Steilacoom

Contact: Angeline Totus for time and more information at 253-680-5681

Sunday, July 14

Cold water training (Mandatory training for those who want to paddle)

Location: Canoe Landing Site – 4224 Marine View Drive, Tacoma, WA

Wednesday, July 17

“Canoe Welcoming Ceremony”

Location: Canoe Landing Site – 4224 Marine View Drive

Canoes will arrive from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Protocol, Song and Dance will follow after dinner.

This event is open to everyone to participate! Vendors are welcome.

Please note: Canoe Families will be camping at the youth center.

Volunteers are needed, please contact Angeline Totus for more information 253-680-5681.

Thursday, July 18

The Puyallup Canoe Family Departs for the Annual Canoe Journey to Lummi 2019.

July 24 – July 28

Canoe landing will be on Wednesday 7/24/19. Protocol to follow after the 24th.


Traditional Medicine Healers Wilbert and Amy Fish will be at the Culture Center July 9 – July 12.For appointments, questions and more information please contact Connie McCloud: 253-389-8729.

The Puyallup Canoe Family is hosting a “Huckleberry Camp.”

If interested, please contact Angeline Totus: 253-680-5681

hawadubš čələp!