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May 10, 2025 Entertainment Schedule will be posted in 2025
See 2024 Festival Schedule below:

11:00-11:30 Welcome / Announcements with PCWF President Gary Piazzon, Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes, Samish Elder Rosie James and PCWF Native American Advisor Lou LaBombard (Seneca)

11:30-11:50 Dedication of Festival in Memory of Tsimshain Haayuuk Elder Doreen May Nathan and Artist Roger Purdue

12:00-12:45 Shifty Sailors (Songs of the seas)
1:00-1:45     Peter Ali (Flute Music)
2:00-2:45     Swil Kanim (Violin/ Stories)

2:45-3:00     Lou LaBombard (Storytelling in Museum)
3:00-3:45     Rona Yellow Robe & Bruce Witham (Songs/ Stories)
4:00-5:00     Tsimshian Haayuuk Dancers (Traditional Dancing) 

In-between performances, we'll hear updates of the Canoe Races that can be viewed from the Wharf, along Front Street and/or at the Boat Launch in Capt. Coupe Park.

· MC - Rick Castillano
· Canoe Racing Announcers Freddy Lane & Michael Vendiola
· Lou LaBombard will be telling Native American Myths and Legends in the Coupeville Museum downstairs.

*May 17th, Native American Myths and Legends at Pacific Rim Institute around the bonfire at 7:30 by Lou LaBombard (Haudenosaunee) Anthropologist/lecturer/storyteller*

Performer Descriptions

(Photos curtesy of Island County Historical Society)

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