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Education

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

We do this by providing the following services for enrolled tribal members:
  • Higher Education Assistance Awards (after high school): Financial Support is available to Samish Tribal Members after High School. Please contact the Education Program directly for the current forms & applications.
  • Tutoring Support: Financial Assistance is available, for tutoring services, for K-12 students completing a GED/HS Diploma.  Please contact the Education Program directly for the current forms & applications.
  • Course Completion Incentive Program: Samish Tribal Members are eligible, once per quarter, for a $100 award for completing a post-secondary school course. Please Login and follow the link to the online application for Course Completion Incentives

For all 3 programs, Tribal members should login to the website for additional information and Course Completion Online Application

For Education Assistance questions or to contact us for the latest forms, use the E-mail us contact link.

Calling All Samish Graduates

by Adam Lorio | May 10, 2018
Hello all, it is getting to be that time of year again!  We want to recognize any Samish graduates at our General Council Meeting at the End of June.  If you know someone who is graduating and would like to hear their name announced, please follow this link and fill out the form so that we can share their success!

Samish Graduate Announcement 2018


If you are a K-12 Graduate in Washington State and want to wear traditional regalia like a cedar cap or eagle feather, check out this letter from our State Superintendant of Public Instruction supporting our students!

OSPI Regalia Graduation Letter

Swinomish Canoe Landing

Dates: 23 – 24 Jul, 2018
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Tulalip Canoe Landing

Dates: 24 – 25 Jul, 2018
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Suquamish Canoe Landing

Dates: 25 – 26 Jul, 2018
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Muckleshoot Canoe Landing

Dates: 26 – 27 Jul, 2018
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Puyallup Canoe Landing

Tacoma | Dates: 27 – 28 Jul, 2018
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Canoe Journey Protocol in Puyallup

Dates: 29 Jul – 04 Aug, 2018
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Cultural Boat Trip - July

Anacortes | Dates: 29 – 29 Jul, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 09 – 09 Aug, 2018
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Cattail Weaving

Anacortes | Dates: 11 – 11 Aug, 2018
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Wild Waves

Federal Way | Dates: 12 – 12 Aug, 2018
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Birch Bay Waterslides

Blaine | Dates: 19 – 19 Aug, 2018
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Mariners Game

Seattle | Dates: 21 – 21 Aug, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 23 – 23 Aug, 2018
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Culture Committee Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 26 – 26 Aug, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 06 – 06 Sep, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 20 – 20 Sep, 2018
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Cultural Boat Trip - Sept

Anacortes | Dates: 22 – 22 Sep, 2018
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Native Film Festival

Anacortes | Dates: 22 – 22 Sep, 2018
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Native Film Festival

Anacortes | Dates: 23 – 23 Sep, 2018
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Wool Workshop 1 of 2

Anacortes | Dates: 29 Sep – 30 Sep, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 04 – 04 Oct, 2018
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Wool Workshop 2 or 2

Anacortes | Dates: 13 – 13 Oct, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 18 – 18 Oct, 2018
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Beading

Anacortes | Dates: 27 – 28 Oct, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 01 – 01 Nov, 2018
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Píxwel Esq’áplh/Fall Camp Samish

Oak Harbor | Dates: 02 – 04 Nov, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 15 – 15 Nov, 2018
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Harvest Dinner

Anacortes | Dates: 17 – 17 Nov, 2018
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Culture Committee Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 18 – 18 Nov, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 29 – 29 Nov, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes | Dates: 13 – 13 Dec, 2018
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Christmas Party

Anacortes | Dates: 16 – 16 Dec, 2018
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