Mother of the
Wolf Children

The legend of the mother and wolf children describe the origin of the village on Sequim Bay.
She is carved with her digging stick and harvested clams, a delicacy, and important resource for the Tribe throughout history.
From the Dance Plaza House Post Carvings - Dale Faulstich, Lead Carver and Designer.
Assistant Carvers: Nathan Gilles and Ed Charles. Volunteer carvers: Harry Burlingone and Don Walsh.

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2016 Volunteer of the Year

Cathy MacGregor


Cathy MacGregor was chosen Volunteer of the Year for her countless hours spent helping with the planning and preparation of the Canoe Journey.  For learning and preserving the traditions and for her passion to share this knowledge with children, youth, adults, elders and staff through her teachings.  Many more people have been exposed to cedar bark pulling, preparation and weaving as a result of her volunteerism.  She has made herself a very knowledgeable contact person for Jamestown culture and crafts.  Also, her willingness to help when help is needed in the kitchen, or anywhere else. 

Tribe Seeks Nominees for Volunteer of the Year Award


The Volunteer of the Year award is intended to go to that individual or group who has shown selfless generosity by volunteering a significant contribution of time and talents in service to the Tribe and its mission.

To be eligible, the nominee must be an adult or youth who provided volunteer service unrelated to paid activities or employment in service to the Tribe.

Any or all of the following attributes and actions may apply to the nominee. These criteria will be used to select the Volunteer of the Year:



The nominee contributed a needed service to community and contributed to the overall goals and mission of the Tribe.


Involvement of the nominee was voluntary, significant, above and beyond.


The volunteer helped program participants realize their potential, or mobilized other volunteers or the public.

The individual volunteered for a variety of projects and events; the quality and value of work was exemplary or extraordinary.

The individual improved the ability of the Tribe to provide quality activities or services and/or helped fulfill the mission of the Tribe.


The volunteer’s contribution of time, talents and service and/or length and frequency of service is significant. The nominee’s actions have been ongoing and sustained; the volunteer demonstrates a willingness to contribute and is consistently available and reliable.

The volunteer has shown exceptional dedication, leadership, kindness/compassion, or extraordinary service.

Through volunteering, this individual has developed a special relationship and interaction with the Tribal community.

Leadership/meeting challenges

The volunteer met unique challenges by initiating new programs or activities or using new methods to solve problems.


A Volunteer of the Year Nominating Form, they can also be found in the Administration Building lobby. Forms should be sent to Ann Sargent in the Office of the CEO by July 21, 2017. The selection committee will announce and recognize the Volunteer of the Year in the Tribal newsletter and at the Tribal Picnic in August.







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