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Maiden Story Pole 40th Anniversary (in-person)

24 September, 2023, 1 PM-4 PM
Chelángen Department

Commemorate 40-year anniversary of the Ko-Kwal-Alwoot story pole at Deception Pass State Park! Join us to hear the story of the Maiden of Deception Pass, recognize her living descendants, learn how the story pole came to be and its significance to the Samish people during their struggle for federal re-recognition. 

Rosario address: Rosario Beach at Deception Pass State Park, Rosario Rd, Anacortes, WA 98221

1:00pm Work starts.

Please note: This outdoor portion of the event will take place in a covered area without seating. Those who do not wish to stand are welcome to bring their own seating. Discover Pass* or WA-issued ADA parking permit required for parking.

Fidalgo Bay address: Fidalgo Bay Resort, 4701 Fidalgo Bay Rd, Anacortes, WA 98221

3:00pm Meal and screening of Maiden of Deception Pass documentary at Fidalgo Bay Resort.

*Enrolled Samish citizens can receive a lifetime Discover Pass through the Enrollment Office, please allow processing and shipping time.