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16th Annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration

September 14 - September 15

OUTDOOR FESTIVAL!
A Celebration of Native American and Coquille Tribal Culture.

The traditional salmon bake meal will be served from 11 am – 5 pm Saturday and 11 am – 4 pm Sunday.
Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children (11 and under). Tickets are available in Ko-Kwel Gifts and include a commemorative Salmon Celebration tee shirt (while supplies last). Guests may also purchase their meal at the meal tent. The price for the meal without the T-shirt is $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children.

This fun-filled weekend is full of family events and entertainment.

  • Tribal canoe races & rides.
  • Outdoor tribal vendors and crafts (demonstrations and participation).
  • Traditional salmon bake meal.
  • Live entertainment with authentic Native American dancing and drumming.

Festival located in the south parking lot outside The Mill Hotel. Bring the whole family for a great weekend of fun! Free to attend.

Friday, SEPTEMBER 13
8:00 pm
Fire Lighting Ceremony With Coquille Tribal Member Dr. Jason Younker (Fire Pit – South End of the Hotel)

Saturday, September 14
Traditional Salmon Bake Meal (Salmon Pit)
11:00 am – 5:00 pm South End of the Hotel

CANOE RACES
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Opening Prayer
Traditional Dugout Canoes
Journey Canoes:
Youth Division
Women’s Division
Men’s Division
Mixed Division (Adults and Youth Mixed)

Native Vendors, Artisans & Demonstrations
10:00 am – 5:00 pm South End of the Hotel
Demonstrations
Tribal Elders Frybread Booth
Fishing Tools Exhibit
Flint Knapping Demonstration and Participation
Traditional Canoe Carving Exhibit
Weaving Demonstration and Participation
Beading Demonstration and Participation
South Slough Estuary
Coos Watershed Association
ODFW Live Salmon Display
Children’s Activities

Entertainment Tent
10:00 am Native American Dancing & Drum Groups
11:00 am Native Flute
12:00 pm Native American Dancing & Drum Groups
2:00 pm Canoe Race Awards
2:30 pm Native Flute
3:30 pm Native American Dancing & Drum Groups

Sunday, September 15
Traditional Salmon Bake Meal (Salmon Pit)
11:00 am – 4:00 pm South End of the Hotel

CANOE EXHIBITION
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Public Rides Available (Weather Permitting)

Native Vendors, Artisans & Demonstrations

11:00 am – 4:00 pm South End of the Hotel

Entertainment Tent
11:00 am Native Flute
12:00 pm Native American Dancing & Drum Groups
1:30 pm Native Flute
2:00 pm Native American Dancing & Drum Groups
2:30 pm Release the Salmon into the Bay – ODFW (Beach Area)
4:30 pm Coos Basin Amateur Salmon Derby Awards & Prizes

Details

Start:
September 14
End:
September 15
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