Port of Olympia, City of Olympia Seek Volunteers for Paddle to…

first_imgFacebook5Tweet0Pin0Submitted by the Port of OlympiaThe City of Olympia and the Port of Olympia are welcoming community members who would like to volunteer for the 2016 Paddle-to-Nisqually Canoe Journey landing in downtown Olympia on July 30, 2016. The City and Port are partnering with the Nisqually Indian Tribe on the event.Volunteers are needed for a variety of activities including volunteer support, the Green Team, hospitality and information, transportation and safety and security. The Landing Day activities will take place at NorthPoint at the tip of the Port of Olympia peninsula. The tribe is expecting approximately 18,000 people to attend and witness the landing of more than 120 canoes representing more than 50 tribes from the Pacific Northwest, Canada, and Alaska. To sign up as a volunteer for the July 30 Landing Day, visit the Port of Olympia’s website at portolympia.com/328.  From July 31 to August 6, 2016, the canoe journey events will move to the Nisqually Indian Reservation where most of the protocol events will be held on a 40-acre site prepared for seven days of dancing, storytelling, visiting, and protocol. Anyone interested in volunteering for those events should contact the Nisqually Indian Tribe directly.last_img

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