Lord James Balch
In 1874, a band of S'Klallams under the leadership of Lord James Balch had raised $500 in gold coin and purchased a 210-acre plot on the shores of Dungeness Bay. The settlement was named Jamestown in honor of Lord James Balch.
 
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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S'Klallam Tribe

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Sequim, WA 98382
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Planning

Mission Statement

The Planning Department focuses primarily on the long-range development of projects and activities identified in the Tribal Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff possess a diverse range of skills and responsibilities, and work as resources for all Tribal departments.


 

Planning Staff

Leanne Jenkins - Tribal Planning Director
Betty Oppenheimer - Communications Specialist
David Brownell - Cultural Resources Specialist


 

Library Staff

Bonnie Roos - Tribal Librarian
Jan Jacobson - Library Assistant
Shantelle Kallappa
- Library Assistant


 
Planning Department

The Planning Department focuses primarily on the long-range development and implementation of the projects and activities identified in the Tribal Comprehensive Plan and its associated sub-plans, such as the Transportation Plan and Vision Master Plan. Planning staff work with all Tribal departments to develop federal, state and local grant proposals for funding program enhancements as opportunities become available. Projects funded as a result of Planning efforts include:
 
- Dental Clinic

- Water and Wastewater utilities
- Tribal Artist Development
- Tribal Library Operations
- Elder Caregiver Support
- Youth Mentoring and Youth Leadership Programs
- Jimmycomelately Estuary restoration
- Community Technology Center
- Highway Safety: Bicycle Helmets and Car Seats
- Historic Preservation
- NAGPRA Repatriation

- Blyn transit service

- Digital collections and online museum

 

 

     

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