In addition to the Tour Program IMS2013 will also be offering Seattle’s Premier Native Cultural Experience and Home of the Famous Salmon Bake at Tillicum Village!
Thursday, 6 June
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM (departs from Pier 55)
Cost $55 per person
YOUR TILLICUM VILLAGE ADVENTURE
Begin your 4-hour escape with a narrated cruise from downtown Seattle, Pier 55 to Blake Island State Park. Upon arrival to Tillicum Village, you are greeted with steamed clams in nectar. Make your way into the longhouse and watch as whole salmon are cooked in a traditional Northwest Coast Indian style. Enjoy a fabulous salmon buffet meal followed by a show that highlights the Coast Salish tribes through storytelling and symbolism. Afterward, you'll have free time to explore the grounds and gift shop before returning to Seattle.
About Blake Island
Blake Island is located 8 miles from Seattle's Central Waterfront and accessible only by private or charter boat, via Argosy Cruises. The island was named after Captain George Blake, commander of the US Coast Survey vessel in 1837. Blake Island State Park was an ancestral campground of the Suquamish and Duwamish Indian Tribes and is believed to be the birthplace of Chief Seattle. The island is densely wooded with many forested walking and hiking trails and 5 miles of beaches. Vegetation on the island includes native Northwest trees and shrubs. Wildlife on the island includes deer, chipmunks, otters, squirrels, mink and many types of birds.