The Wolf Children
The sons from top:
The Sea Mammal Hunter, The Hunter in the Forest, The Fisher of Halibut and Salmon, The Woodworker and Canoe Builder, and the daughter, The Root and Berry Gatherer, Clam Digger and Basket Weaver.
These children represent the skills needed to be successful in the S'Klallam culture. Carved above their mother, the legend of the Wolf Children explains the origin of the village on Sequim Bay.
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.
1033 Old Blyn Hwy
Sequim, WA 98382
Fish & Game Enforcement
The Jamestown S'Kallam Tribe's Fish and Game Enforcement Office reports to the Natural Resources Department, the Fish and Game Committee and ultimately to the Tribal Council. Fish & Game Enforcement activities support Tribal management's commitment for the protection and enhancement of its fish, shellfish, wildlife and plant resources throughout the Tribe's Usual and Accustomed area The geographical area for which this Enforcement responsibility extends is immense, covering 1,250 river miles, 2,250 square miles of marine area and 1,441 square miles of land. Tribal laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations that are in place governing separate fishery or hunting and gathering activities are strictly enforced. Jamestown Enforcement, work with state, federal and other tribal enforcement organizations which is absolutely essential for the protection of fish and wildlife resources. Interagency cooperation and sharing of information has been extended to the US Navy, Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Department of Homeland Security.
Because of the wide scope of work and responsibilities, Fish & Game Enforcement Officers must be qualified in boat handling and operations at sea to properly monitor fishery activities and to ensure fleet safety matters are upheld. All Officers are SCUBA certified to the Advanced Level and 2 Officers hold U. S. Coast Guard Masters Licenses. The Enforcement manager is also the Dive Safety Officer and is responsible for the safe operations of all dive activities for the tribe.
Enforcement Officers are responsible for setting buoys and tract boundaries and maintaining those boundaries for the geoduck fishery. Dive operations are conducted year round and include the observation of geoduck harvest and inspection of offshore tracts for illegal harvest activities. Boat inspections for contraband and illegal catches are unannounced and conducted at sea and at the dock. Land based patrols, such as hunting and intertidal harvesting, are conducted throughout the year at various times of day or night.
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