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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Please read this page carefully before using this website. This page details the Terms and Conditions under which visitors (hereinafter "You" or “Visitors”) may use this site, and the content of which is owned by or licensed to the Samish Indian Nation website, and is operated and administered by the Samish Indian Nation. By using this site, You agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions written below. If You do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this website. The Samish Indian Nation complies with all laws of Washington State applicable to the Samish Indian Nation website and to the Internet. Visitors, who choose to visit this website from other jurisdictions do so on their own initiative. Those visitors are solely responsible for compliance with their local laws.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

Samish Indian Nation may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. Therefore, You should check this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of this Website after the Terms and Conditions are changed indicates your acceptance of those new Terms and Conditions.

Privacy Policy

Samish Indian Nation is committed to preserving your right to privacy. While we don't ask for any registration or personal information to browse our site, some information about your server address, web browser, and computer system are automatically transmitted to our Web servers so that we can operate our site on the Internet. Samish Indian Nation does not collect identifying information about You (such as Your name, address, telephone number, or email address) unless You voluntarily submit that information to us through our Contact Us page, our Samish Indian Nation Newsletter page, Tribal Member Signup, or other means. Samish Indian Nation stores its customer information in a password-protected database to fulfill your requests for certain services. All information You submit to us is confidential and we do not sell or otherwise disclose such information to third parties. Please refer to our Privacy Statement.

Copyright, Trademark, and Intellectual Property (Use of Site Material)

The contents of this site, including, without limitation, Website design, text, graphics, images, sound recordings, video recordings, and other content (hereinafter "Content") are owned by or licensed to Samish Indian Nation, clients, and partners of Samish Indian Nation, and are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Content violates copyright, trademark, and other laws. The Content and all copyrighted material may not be modified, copied, distributed, downloaded, displayed, e-mailed, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the respective copyright owner. Use of the Content on any other Website or in a networked environment is prohibited.

Samish Indian Nation Newsletter

The only user submitted data that is actively collected by Samish Indian Nation are email addresses of individuals who opt-in to our Samish Indian Nation Newsletter program or voluntarily contact us via online forms and e-mails. These addresses are not typically viewed by a human being unless there is some problem with the database. Users may remove their email address from our list by unsubscribing to our Samish Indian Nation Newsletter. All collected data may be kept indefinitely and used for internal business and marketing purposes, such as assessing traffic patterns and usage of various features on the site, but will not be sold or otherwise disclosed to third parties for any purposes. Notwithstanding any other statements or representations here or elsewhere on our site, Samish Indian Nation reserves its right to disclose any information in its possession if it is required to do so by law.

Security of the Samish Indian Nation' Network and Systems:

Violations to system or network security are prohibited, and can result in criminal and civil liability. Continuous attempts to infiltrate or damage network security and systems may be treated as violations. Samish Indian Nation will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of system or network security violations are as listed, but not limited to:

Unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of Samish Indian Nation's system or network.

Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system without express authorization of the owner of Samish Indian Nation's system or network.

Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail spam, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks.

Forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.

You are responsible for Your own communications and their consequences. Therefore, do not submit any of the following: material that is copyrighted; material that reveals trade secrets; material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; sexually explicit images; advertisements or solicitations of business; chain letters or pyramid schemes. Do not impersonate another person under any circumstance while submitting information or communicating with Samish Indian Nation.

Contact Us

The primary purpose of the Contact Us page is to establish communication with Visitors interested in Samish Indian Nation services and potential Business Development. Samish Indian Nation Website Visitors may use the Contact Us page to send content suggestions or questions about any content on the Samish Indian Nation Website. Website Visitors can also submit notification of broken links, communicate privacy concerns, and/or submit praise and/or complaints. All technical and operational issues are handled by our Information Technology Department which is responsible for the monitoring of systems and may track down information pertinent to suspicious activity.

Acknowledgement

You hereby acknowledge that these Terms and Conditions represent the entire understanding between You and Samish Indian Nation concerning Your use of this Website, and the Content, goods and services available on this Website.

 

Beaver Lodge Carving Studio (in-person)


Stop by to carve, paint, create, and learn more about Coast Salish art.

Dates: 13 – 13 Apr, 2024

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FULL - 2-Day Cedar Weaving Class (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Learn to prepare cedar for weaving and complete a project during this 2-day class.

Dates: 13 – 13 Apr, 2024

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FULL - 2-Day Cedar Weaving Class (Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Learn to prepare cedar for weaving and complete a project during this 2-day class.

Dates: 14 – 14 Apr, 2024

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History Talk: Guemes Village (online + Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Join Tribal Chairman Tom Wooten to learn the history of Samish’s last village community.

Dates: 16 – 16 Apr, 2024

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Samish Language Series - week 6


Learn to introduce yourself in the Samish language in a 7-week class series.

Dates: 17 – 17 Apr, 2024

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Beaver Lodge Carving Studio (in-person)


Stop by to carve, paint, create, and learn more about Coast Salish art.

Dates: 19 – 19 Apr, 2024

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Beaver Lodge Carving Studio (in-person)


Stop by to carve, paint, create, and learn more about Coast Salish art.

Dates: 20 – 20 Apr, 2024

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Chat & Craft (online + Anacortes)


Join us online or in-person to catch up while working on independent craft projects.

Dates: 20 – 20 Apr, 2024

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Samish Language Series - week 7


Learn to introduce yourself in the Samish language in a 7-week class series.

Dates: 24 – 24 Apr, 2024

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Beaver Lodge Carving Studio (in-person)


Stop by to carve, paint, create, and learn more about Coast Salish art.

Dates: 26 – 26 Apr, 2024

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Samish Elders Virtual & In-Person Bingo Fun!


Samish Elders are invited to Bingo Fun!

Dates: 26 – 26 Apr, 2024

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Beaver Lodge Carving Studio (in-person)


Stop by to carve, paint, create, and learn more about Coast Salish art.

Dates: 27 – 27 Apr, 2024

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MMIP (online + Anacortes)

Anacortes,

"Walking in Balance: Two Spirit Wisdom" with presenter Rose Castilleja, Samish songs, instructor-led craft, and a Reading of Names.

Dates: 04 – 04 May, 2024

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Drum Making - midday (online)


Learn to make 12-inch drum.

Dates: 07 – 07 May, 2024

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Drum Making - evening (online)


Learn to make 12-inch drum.

Dates: 07 – 07 May, 2024

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Book Club: Red Paint (virtual)


Join us for a discussion of “Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk" by Sasha Lapointe.

Dates: 14 – 14 May, 2024

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Samish Elders Chat & Learn - Diabetes


Samish Elders are invited to learn about diabetes and wellness care.

Dates: 16 – 16 May, 2024

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Chat & Craft (online + Anacortes)


Join us online or in-person to catch up while working on independent craft projects.

Dates: 18 – 18 May, 2024

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Culture Talk: Blankets of Nobility (online + Anacortes)

Anacortes, WA

Learn about the role of Coast Salish women in fostering a social economy of generosity.

Dates: 04 – 04 Jun, 2024

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Book Club: Native Seattle (virtual)


Join us for a discussion of “Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing-Over Place” by Coll Thrush.

Dates: 11 – 11 Jun, 2024

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Samish Elders Virtual Summer Gathering


If you cannot attend the Annual Elders Luncheon, Samish Elders are invited to our Samish Elders Virtual Summer Gathering.

Dates: 14 – 14 Jun, 2024

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Chat & Craft (online + Anacortes)


Join us online or in-person to catch up while working on independent craft projects.

Dates: 15 – 15 Jun, 2024

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Annual Elders Luncheon


Samish Elders and regional tribes of the Salish Sea are invited!

Dates: 28 – 28 Jun, 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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