Paddle to Lummi 2019
Congratulations to all the tribes and all participants in Paddle to Lummi 2019.
Can’t get enough paddling events? Set your calendar for October 14, 2019, for the Alcatraz Canoe Journey.
Paddle to Lummi Photos
Paddle to Lummi Videos
WATER FIGHTS AND WAVE RIDES
Posted by William Gs SHORT FILMS on Friday, July 19, 2019
The Snoqualmie Tribe's three river canoes departed for the 2019 Canoe Journey – Paddle to Lummi this morning. They set off from Fall City on their way down the Snoqualmie River to the Salish Sea. Note: This video was filmed via drone and has no audio track.
Posted by Snoqualmie Tribe on Tuesday, July 16, 2019
hawaiians catching up to us. what an awesome experience. super humbling and grateful.
Posted by Joseph F. Roberson III on Monday, July 15, 2019
Posted by Michelle Robinson on Sunday, July 14, 2019
❣✊🏽 singing a little love for the Canoes as they came throught Tatoosh…. thanks Jenny Bailey for catching this on video…
Posted by Becky Black on Friday, July 12, 2019
Select Media Coverage
‘The canoes are coming’
The 20-odd canoes approached Alki Beach just before noon Thursday as part of the “Paddle to Lummi” — or Sqweshenet Tse Schelangen (“honoring our way of life”) — a journey through the Salish Sea toward the Lummi Nation, this year’s host. During the annual Tribal Canoe Journey, tribes and nations from throughout the Pacific Northwest join up with one another on the way toward Lummi, starting from different points but picking up new canoes along the way. // Lewiston Tribune, July 22, 2019\
Tribal canoes arrive in Seattle for ceremony
Canoe pullers and volunteers heft a canoe up the beach during a stop on the annual tribal canoe journey through the Salish Sea Thursday. // The Olympian, July 18, 2019
Reporters get hands on look at tribal paddle
Māori Television’s Piripi Taylor and Kevin Harrison are off to the annual tribal canoe journey on the northwest coast of the United States. While they are there as Toi Māori representatives rather than journalists, they intend to document and share their experiences on the Paddle to Lummi Nation with the Federated Tribes of the Grande Ronde. // Waatea News; July 17, 2019
Paddle to Lummi: Honoring a Way of Life
Growing in numbers as they travel, tribes paddle to Port Townsend, and on to Port Gamble, greeting and merging with other tribes as they travel the Salish Sea to Lummi. They’re expected to arrive July 24. // Cascadia Weekly; July 17, 2019
Watch our canoes, respect our life force
A Quinalt canoe is carried ashore at Dash Point State Park as the Puyallup Tribe welcomes each of about 100 canoes participating in Paddle to Squaxin 2012. // The News Tribune, July 12, 2019
Feature Image: Thanks to Michelle Robinson for allowing us to use her Facebook image.