Tulalip Salmon Ceremony

Helen Fenrich and Joanne Jones perform the blessing of the fishermen.Photo courtesy of the family of Stan and Joanne Jones

Helen Fenrich and Joanne Jones perform the blessing of the fishermen.
Photo courtesy of the family of Stan and Joanne Jones

Salmon Ceremony is tomorrow, June 21st, at 10:30 in the morning. Members of the Tulalip community will gather to celebrate the return of the King Salmon, and to bless the fishing fleet. The ceremony today was revived from the traditions of old, as remembered by Harriette Shelton Dover, Morris and Bertha Dan, Molly Hatch, and Daisy Williams, and others.

Prominent leaders of the Salmon Ceremony, Bobby Moses, Stan Jones Sr, Neil Moses, and Louie Moses.Photo courtesy of the family of Stan and Joanne Jones

Prominent leaders of the Salmon Ceremony, Bobby Moses, Stan Jones Sr, Neil Moses, and Louie Moses.
Photo courtesy of the family of Stan and Joanne Jones