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2018 Samish Transportation Planning Update

In 2018, the Samish Indian Nation began an update to its transportation-related plans. We're rolled several related planning processes into one coherent planning project that is tailored to meet the transportation needs of the Samish Indian Nation as effectively as possible. The update was completed in January 2019.

The 2018 Samish Transportation Planning Update included review and updates to the tribe’s Long-Range Transportation Plan, Tribal Transportation Improvement Program, National Tribal Transportation Facilities Inventory, and Tribal Transportation Safety Plan. Components of the 2018 Samish Transit Plan Update were included in the Long-Range Transportation Plan update and Tribal Transportation Improvement Program Update to ensure concurrence.

This review and update was essential to maintaining transportation plans that are required under federal law and will support the design and construction of Samish tribal transportation facilities, including a roundabout at the intersection of SR20 and Campbell Lake Road, a finished road to the future People’s House, and other priority projects.

Updated Plans

Draft Updates

Existing Transportation Planning Documents

Annual Elders Luncheon


Samish Elders and intertribal Elders are invited!

Dates: 28 – 28 Jun, 2024

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Morning Social (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Gather at Fidalgo Bay Resort to chat and catch up.

Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2024

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Canoe Trips (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Join the Samish Canoe Family for a short canoe trip in Fidalgo Bay.

Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2024

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FULL - Salish Sea Háwe7 (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Explore the Samish homelands by water with Island Adventures.

Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2024

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Smoke Signals (online + Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Join virtually or in-person for a group streaming of Smoke Signals.

Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2024

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General Council Meeting (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Samish is hosting the 2024 General Council meeting in person this year. We ask all participants to use the registration system ahead of the meeting date for event planning.

Dates: 30 Jun – 30 Jun, 2024

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Culture Talk: Canoe Journey (online)


Learn all about Canoe Journey and how this contemporary tradition brings together Indigenous nations from Alaska to Oregon.

Dates: 16 – 16 Jul, 2024

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Canoe Journey Landing (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Welcome Tribal Canoe Journey to Samish territory.

Dates: 25 Jul, 2024

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Canoe Journey Departure (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Send Tribal Canoe Journey from Samish territory with songs and well wishes.

Dates: 26 Jul, 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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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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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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