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17th Annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration

September 9 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 10, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on September 11, 2022 at 10:00 am

Salmon Celebration - Holding frybread in front of the Salmon Pit

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

The traditional salmon bake meal will be served

Saturday | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Presale tickets will go on sale August 23, 2022. Tickets will be 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 during the event.

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

  • Tribal canoe races
  • Outdoor tribal vendors and crafts (demonstrations and hands-on participation)
  • Traditional salmon bake meal
  • Live entertainment with authentic Native American dancing, drumming and flute playing

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
7:30 PM
Fire Lighting Ceremony With Coquille Tribal Chief Dr. Jason Younker (Fire Pit – South End of the Hotel)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
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
Flint Knapping Demonstration and Participation
Weaving Demonstration and Participation
Beading Demonstration and Participation
ODFW Live Salmon Display
Children’s Activities

ENTERTAINMENT TENT
10:00 AM Native American Dancing & Drum Groups
12:00 PM Native Flute
1:00 PM Canoe Race Awards
1:30 PM Native American Dancing & Drum Groups
2:30 PM Native Flute
3:30 PM Native American Dancing & Drum Groups

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Traditional Salmon Bake Meal (Salmon Pit)
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM South End of the Hotel

CANOE EXHIBITION
11:00 AM

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)

Date:
September 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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