Puyallup Canoe on water

Power Paddle to Puyallup Youth Canoe Journey 2024

What is Canoe Journey?

The Canoe Journey is an annual tradition of traveling on ancestral waterways

This Year’s Canoe Journey: A Focus on Youth

Connie McCloud shared, “The whole point of this Youth Journey is to teach our children so that you have the adults, you have the Elders, working with the youth to train them to be in the leadership position. It doesn’t eliminate anybody. It puts the focus on training our youth.” This statement captures the purpose and goal of this years journey.

The youth journey is an opportunity for elders to impart their knowledge, for adults to guide and support, and for our youth to step confidentially into roles of leadership. This will assist in ensuring that the culture is continued on through future generations.

SOFT LANDING: July 30, 2024
LANDING: July 31, 2024
PROTOCOL: August 1 - 5, 2024

Canoe Journey Contacts

Contact Info

Connie McCloud
Phone: (253) 389-8729
Email: Connie.McCloud@PuyallupTribe-nsn.gov

Chester Earl
Phone: (253) 307-3659
Email:  Chester.E.Earl@Puyalluptribe-nsn.gov

Clinton McCloud
Phone: (253) 278-8393
Email: Clinton.McCloud@PuyallupTribe-nsn.gov

Angie Totus
Phone: (253) 320-8361
Email: Angeline.Totus@PuyallupTribe-nsn.gov



Volunteer Sign-up

We are looking for volunteers to help during our hosting. Please look here for more information.

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Canoe Family Registration

Canoe families that plan to attend please let us know by registering here. We will use this contact information to send updates.

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Vendor Sign-up

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Upcoming Canoe Journey Events