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Education

The mission of the education program is to foster the preservation of Samish culture and traditions and instill a desire for lifelong learning in all Samish tribal citizens.

The education program also hopes to strengthen Samish support in local communities through partnerships and teaching and learning opportunities.

Education Programs for Samish Tribal Citizens

News and Opportunities

Anacortes and Cap Sante High Schools Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is open to all students at Anacortes or Cap Sante High Schools and we have extended the deadline to June 5, 2024. Anacortes and Cap Sante HS Scholarship Application Samish Nation 2024

Course Completion Program Discontinued

Per Tribal Council Resolution 2024-02-001, the Course Completion Program has been discontinued as of January 2024. The budget has been redirected to Higher Education Support.

Our Tyee Higher Education Assistance Program and Tyee Supplemental Education Assistance Program (K-12 Tutoring and GED support) are both fully active

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Canoe Journey - Samish Landing (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Canoe Journey is landing in Samish territory for a shared dinner, followed by open floor.

Dates: 25 – 26 Jul, 2024

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Samish Elders Virtual & In-Person Bingo Fun!


Samish Elders are invited to Bingo Fun!

Dates: 02 – 02 Aug, 2024

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Cypress Island Trip (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Spend an afternoon at Pelican Beach on Cypress Island.

Dates: 11 – 11 Aug, 2024

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Cypress Island Trip (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Spend an afternoon at Pelican Beach on Cypress Island.

Dates: 17 – 17 Aug, 2024

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Wild Waves (Federal Way)

Federal Way, WA

Gather for a fun day out with other Samish families and individuals.

Dates: 24 – 24 Aug, 2024

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CANCELLED - Birch Bay Waterslides (Lynden)

Blaine, WA

Gather for a fun day out with other Samish families and individuals.

Dates: 24 – 24 Aug, 2024

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Samish Elders Virtual & In-Person Fall Gathering


Join us for a fun afternoon!

Dates: 20 – 20 Sep, 2024

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Book Club: 1491 (virtual)


Join us for a discussion of “1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus” by Charles C. Mann.

Dates: 15 – 15 Oct, 2024

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Samish Elders Virtual & In-Person Bingo Fun!


Samish Elders are invited to Bingo Fun!

Dates: 18 – 18 Oct, 2024

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