Page 10 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - October, 2017
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Above: The Chehalis Canoe Family blessed Native American Day with drumming and singing. Below: Elders treat themselves to a delicious feast.

Community honors rich heritage

Families gather for HISTORY CORNER and followed in the cultural VISIT US!
Native American Day teaching methods of many
Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel people who shared their talent. The Heritage & Culture
The Events and Heritage is developing a history Other raffle items included Program welcomes Chehalis
& Culture programs invited corner by Fire Kitchen Buffet. tickets donated by Lucky tribal members, their
everyone to celebrate Native Contact Lydia Klatush- Eagle Casino & Hotel for an children and spouses that
American Day and Walk at the Fromm at lklatushfromm@ upcoming concert and MMA live in the community to
Gathering Room on Sept. 21. or 360- cage-fighting event. gather, teach, learn and
It was a day set aside to honor 709-1659 to offer ideas. share. Join our staff to weave,
our past, present and future Thanks again to Heritage bead or sew. The program
generations of tribal people. It A raffle featured handcrafted & Culture Program staff, has a wide array of supplies.
was a great day to gather and items from tribal members and the Chehalis Canoe Family, Our staff is happy to help!
share a bountiful feast with employees. Many items were Winona Youckton and Contact Lynn Hoheisel at
family. donated by the Heritage & Cindy Andy for their songs 360-709-1748 or Joyleen
Culture Department. and blessings and everyone McCrory at 360-709-1873.
It was a great way to honor, else who contributed UPCOMING EVENTS
recognize and appreciate Crafters spent the bulk of their time. Your work is Community Halloween
the rich cultural heritage September preparing for the greatly appreciated by the Party: 5 p.m. Oct. 28
we have inherited from our event. They attended classes community! Haunted House: 5 p.m.
ancestors. The Chehalis Canoe and weekly gatherings. The Oct. 31
Family began the event with items were beautifully made Everyone is encouraged Photo days: Both will be
drumming and singing a to continue learning about at the Community Center
blessing. Native American history. Our library. Elder portrait
culture has helped to preserve days: 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Everyone was invited to what and who we are today. Nov. 7-8 (15-minute
walk together, each step sessions per elder).
symbolizing a prayer as they Family portrait days: Nov.
traveled across the reservation. 5 and 11-12 (30-minute
sessions per family). Call
When the walkers returned, 360-709-1748 to sign up.
elders were invited to eat first Ideas and decorating
in our time-honored tradition. committee meeting: 5 p.m.
Nov. 14
Everyone loaded up Community Christmas
on goodies cooked for the Party: Dec. 17
celebration. Fish was provided
by the Fisheries Department.
Potato salad and cupcakes were
provided by the Events team;
other desserts were provided
by the Heritage & Culture crew.
Drinks were courtesy of the
End of the Trail 2 Gas Station.
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