Samish in the News

2014

July 9, 2014. Sanjuanjournal.com: Transfer of ancient Samish canoe builds bridges to the past

July 9, 2014. IndianCountryTodayNetwork.com: Return of the Old One: Historical Society Repatriates Samish Canoe to Tribe

June 19, 2014. Goanacortes.com: Celebration Honors Native American Culture.

June 12, 2014. Mukilteo Beacon.com: Tokitae Joins State Fleet.

April 28, 2014. The new Samish ferry in dry dock at Vigor Shipyard in Tacoma, under construction.  

photo

FinestFigBuilder (2)

January 22, 2014. Goanacortes.com: Woven Cedar Hats Honor Samish Culture.

2013

July 23, 2013. House of Natural Resources Committee: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1225

April 1, 2013.  Komo News:  San Juan Islands Celebrate National Monument Designation

March 9, 2013.  West Seattle Blog:  All eyes on ferry-in-progress Samish during governor’s Vigor visit

2012

November 21, 2012.  Anacortes American:  State ferry named Samish.

November 14, 2012.  The Olympian:  New state ferries get regional tribal names.

November 14, 2012.  Skagit Valley Herald:  New State Ferry named after Samish tribe.

November 14, 2012.  The News Tribune.  2 New Washington ferries named Samish, Tokitae.

November 13, 2012.  Anacortes American:  State Ferry named for Samish.

November 13, 2012.  Miami Herald:  2 New Washington Ferries Named Samish, Tokitae.

November 13, 2012.  The Seattle Times:  New ferry names Decided:  Samish and Tokitae. 

November 13, 2012.  Seattle PI:  2 New ferries named Samish, Tokitae.

Flickr Page of photos of the New 144-Car ferries by the Washington State Department of Transportation, Washington State Ferries Page.

November 13, 2012.  King 5 News.  2 New Washington ferries named Samish, Tokitae. 

November 13, 2012.  Kitsap Sun:  Two new state ferries named Samish, Tokitae. 

November 13, 2012.  TDN.com:  2 new WA ferries named Samish, Tokitae.

Updated November 13, 2012.  The Petition Site:  Name the next WA State ferry Tokitae.   Congratulations to Samish. 

National Public Radio.  November 13, 2012.

November 13, 2012.  The Olympian:  2 new WA ferries named Samish, Tokitae. 

October 10, 2012. Anacortes American: A new state ferry could still be named after Samish.

October 10, 2012.  Anacortes American:  Samish Improve Shoreline at Weaverling Spit. 

October 5, 2012. Anacortes American: Clam up, Ivar supporters. Ferry should be named Samish. 

September 12, 2012.  Anacortes American:  Ferry name a new way for state to recognize the Samish

September 8, 2012.  Indian Country Today Media Network:  Help Support Samish Indian Nation’s drive to name Washington Ferry “Samish”

September 5, 2012.  Anacortes American: Tribe rounding up support to have ferry named for Samish

June 22, 2012. Larsen Legislation Would Provide Permanent Protection to Samish Land in Skagit & San Juan Counties

June 10, 2012.  Skagit Valley Herald:  Swinomish, Samish share their culture.

May 15, 2012.  Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Press Release:  Native American cultural celebration returns to Deception Pass State Park

May 12, 2012.  Puget Sound Knappers (www.pugetsoundknappers.com):  Knapping with the Samish

May 9, 2012.  Anacortes American:  Healing Cedars: Samish honor Tesoro tragedy victims with plaque, trees

March 31, 2012. Go Skagit: Cap Sante students leave their mark at restoration site

2011

October 26, 2o11. Anacortes American, and  November 1, 2011. Fidalgo This Week: Illegal Dumping Cleaned Up by Tribe

September 22, 2011.  Skagit Valley Herald:  Samish Win Court Decision

September 21, 2011. Turtle Talk: Federal Circuit Revives Part of Samish Indian Nation Damages Claims against US in Federal Recognition Case

August 23, 2011. Go Skagit:  Samish Tribe Proposes Casino on Highway 20

August 22, 2011. Seattle News Times:  Long-suffering Samish say casino might change luck

August 3, 2011.  Whidbey News Times:  Tribes go easy on Oak Harbor

June 30, 2011. Anacortes American.  Samish Nation Celebrates 15 years of achievements

June 26, 2011. Anacortes Now:  Samish Canoe Races on Fidalgo Bay

June 22, 2011. Go Skagit.  Samish War Canoes Race on Fidalgo Bay Saturday

June 21, 2011. KOMO 4 Radio News.  Human Remains found in Oak Harbor, full story was read including full statement given by Tribal Chairman Tom Wooten.

June 19, 2011. Indian Country Today:  The Journey to Swinomish

June 14, 2011.  Whidbey News Times:  Native Americans celebrated at Deception Pass State Park

May 31, 2011.  Washington State Parks News Release:  Native American cultural celebration returns to Deception Pass State Park

2010

June 20, 2010. Skagit Valley Herald: Samish Healing Pole Represents Life Coming from Tragedy

June 26, 2010. Skagit Valley Herald: Huckleberry Island transferred to the Samish

June 4, 2010.  Whidbey News Times:  Parks honor Native American Culture in June