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P. 12 PRSRT STD ©Copyright 2012 FirstName LastName CHEHALIS TRIBAL NEWSLETTER US POSTAGE PAID is a publication of the Confederated Tribes Street Address of the Chehalis Reservation. City, ST Zip OAKVILLE WA * Or Current Resident PERMIT No. 2 Continued from page 1... everyone involved in the frst worked collaboratively with the annual Paddle for Life Event, from Skokomish Tribe in planning and park rangers, Canoes, pullers, providing education, outreach canoe support boats and captains, and incentives. SPIPA was well law enforcement, medical trailer represented in this event which and staff , parking attendants; is the frst of an annual event. head cook and volunteers, Shuttle The tribute to cancer survivors Participating Canoe families create a flotilla at Potlatch State services, sound equipment, stage, and the need to be screened was Park during the “Paddle for Life” Cancer Awareness Event. emcee, Skokomish Tribe, Lucky phenomenal. Many attendees were Dog Casino, and SPIPA Cancer there because they needed to be water for healing, balance and offered with many cultural and Programs. there to have a personal satisfaction dedication for those affected by non-traditional items that were Photos provided by George Stenberg of doing their part in achieving their cancer. donated for the cause. Pledges were and Lonni Rickard. goals. collected to contribute to the canoe After receiving permission to land registration fees of $500 Twelve canoe families participated by the hosting Skokomish people, and/or sponsors and raffe. that day with over 700 people who there was feast of shrimp, geoduck, All will be donated to the came to witness and participate in deer, elk, steamer clams, side salads, NWWP and CHP to assist the activities. Each puller had a fry bread, yeast bread, and chowder in program needs to recruit prayer in their heart for loved ones that was provided by the Skokomish more Natives to be screened that survived or were lost to this Tribal Members. The guest for early detection of cancer. deadly disease as they made the speakers talked about how cancer journey from Twanoh to Potlatch has reached into their lives. It was a The Port Gamble S’Klallam State Park. One of the canoes was very emotional and healing moment Canoe Family challenged tuulap tit wiA (Tu-lap ti weah) for many who sang their song and all the other tribal canoes with her pullers and skipper from shared their stories. families to return next year the Chehalis Canoe Family. Many with a $5000.00 donation. Youth sang greeting the canoes as agreed it was a good day on the Afterwards there was a raffe Our hands are up for they arrived at the State Park. Tribal Princesses Represent the Rochester Swede Day Parade Oakville Fourth of July Parade Chehalis Tribe in Local Parades By Tony Medina, Youth Center Director We lucked out and had two beautiful days to honor the Swede Day and Oakville Fourth of July parades with the presence of our Chehalis Tribal princesses! It was just great to see so many community members at the parades supporting our tribal court. Youth followed along the foat and threw candy to all the kids who came to see the parade. Boy, I was really surprised to see so many entries and even Bones and Kris Salmon and her husband Jay with their beautiful 1965 Photos submitted by Kris Salmon, Terry CHEVY. A little jealous, but it was great to Youckton and Chris Ortivez see them there. Page 12   
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