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Special Spirit Power, War Spirit Power, Thunder Power and Chain Ligtning was unique to the Dungeness people. The S'Klallams would display this power in the manner that they entered a village for a potlatch or gathering.



From the Dance Plaza House Post Carvings - Dale Faulstich, Lead Carver and Designer.
Assistant Carvers: Nathan Gillis and  Ed Charles.  Volunteer carvers:  Harry Burlingone and Don Walsh.


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Paddle to Cowichan by Donna Schoolfield

USGS Pubic Relations Specialist, Jennifer LaVista, has put together a quick video podcast for the Tribal Journey Project. http://www.usgs.gov/corecast/details.asp?ID=89

Environmental News Service (7/7)

A canoe trip by American Tribes and Canadian First Nations through the Salish Sea this month will be part tradition and part science under a new partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey and tribes of the region.
http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/jul2008/2008-07-07-04.asp

Ancient canoes, modern science meld to track water quality (7/13)
by Les Blumenthal I NcClatchy Newspapers
For several weeks this summer, some of the 100 canoes headed to Vancouver Island for an annual gathering also will be trailing sophisticated water-monitoring equipment provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/244/story/43979.html

Coast Salish tribes use ritual to monitor troubled sea (7/13)
LES BLUMENTHAL News Tribune
But for most of this month, some of the 100 canoes headed to Vancouver Island for an annual gathering will be trailing sophisticated water monitoring equipment provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.
http://www.thenewstribune.com/293/story/411131.html

Native paddlers pull  devices to monitor water quality - Coast Salish people aid USGS efforts (7/14)
Bellingham Herald

But for several weeks this summer, some of the 100 canoes headed to Vancouver Island for an annual gathering will be trailing sophisticated water-monitoring equipment provided by the U.S. GeologicalSurvey.
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/102/story/466752.html

Annual Tribal Journeys to monitor water quality (7/14)
Indianz.com
Some of the canoes in the annual
Tribal Journeys are helping the U.S. Geological Survey monitor water quality in Washington.
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/102/story/466752.html

Paddlers launch Tribal Journeys 2008 (7/15)
Times Colonist, by Judith Lavoie

With help from the U.S. Geological Survey, five canoes will be carrying water quality probes and GPS units to measure water temperature, salinity, dissolved solids and turbidity.

http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/capital_van_isl/story.
html?id=1e8ffd34-bdf8-46b2-9e17-0e54cef4ca3c


Canoeists add science to traditional journey -Testing water quality of the Salish Sea (7/15)
Canwest News Service, by Judith Lavoie with help from the U.S. Geological Survey, five canoes will be carrying water-quality probes and GPS units to measure water temperature, salinity, dissolved solids and turbidity.

http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/story.html?id=19463716-30f7-4164-8606-213469fc2138

Salish Indians and US government cooperate to preserve waterways (7/16)
guardian.co.UK
Many see the melding of the canoe journeys with the USGS monitoring equipment as a way to turn a cultural revival into "cultural survival".
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/jul/16/water.usa

Live Radio Interview with John Clemens (7/24)
Salish canoes honor tradition, collect new data on visit through San Juan Islands (7/27)

San Juan Journal, by Richard Walker Editor
Dr. Eric Grossman, research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, said the probes are collecting information regarding temperature, salinity, pH levels, dissolved oxygen and turbidity.
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/sanjuans/isj/lifestyle/25965554.html

Huge welcome for Tribal Journey (7/29)
Canada.com, Canada 
Some canoes carried instruments to help test water quality in the Strait of Georgia and Puget Sound for the U.S. Geological Survey.
http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/story.html?id=233c6b01-c8ae-4b9d-8681-9d3506a8bd55

 

   
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