Coast Salish and First Nations Join SJI Natl Historical Park Celebration

 

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SJI National Historical Park will host Washington Coast Salish Tribes and First Nations Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 during the Natl park Service Founder’s Day celebration.

Members of Lummi and Saanich Nations will dedicate two canoes, two Salmon Story Boards and a Reef Net Captain Totem Pole to the National Park to commemorate the National Park Service Centennial.

 

Free to the public.

2pm Public Ceremony
3:30pm Birthday Cake and Family-friendly activities
3:45pm Master canoe builder Dean Washington and canoe navigator Matt Wicky

Free shuttle bus from FH ferry landing to the park at 2pm and returns at 4pm

The event ends at 6pm

For more information: 360.378.2240 x2223.