"Around Indian Country" J.D. Mowrer, reporter, includes these stories:
Tulalip Tribes First Salmon Ceremony:
On Saturday, June 23th, Tulalip Tribal members, invited guests and residents of the surrounding community gathered to celebrate the Annual Tulalip Parade. They honored the first salmon of the season with drums, dancing and regalia in the tradition of the centuries old ritual.
"37th Annual City of Roses Delta Park Powwow and Encampment "
The "37th Annual City of Roses Delta Park Powwow and Encampment" featured a grand entry of more than 150 Pow wow dancers this year. The three day, 'drug and alcohol free' event, is organized by the Bow and Arrow Culture Club of the Portland Metropolitan area.
"ATNI: In Honor of All Our Native American Veterans"
The Puyallup Tribe in association with Puyallup Veterans of Foreign Wars, honored veterans from the 57 member Tribes of Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians at the ATNI Mid-year conference. An American flag was gifted in a framed showcase to representatives of the member Tribes for display purposes at VFW halls and Tribal centers.
"Lummi Nation Invites Nuxalk First Nation to join Canoe Journey"
During a traditional Canoe Journey ceremony, Lummi Nation invited the Bands from Nuxalt( New Halk) First Nation and others to join Canoe Journey 2007.
"The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course"
The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe has purchased the Dungeness Golf Course. It will compliment the existing Seven Cedars casino near Sequim, Washington and the proposed hotel complex planned for completion in the next few years.
Lummi Stommish takes place near Bellingham, WA. Canoe races and a sla hal bone game tournament is covered.