In the Salish Sea, Native American Communities Bond Over a Rigorous Canoe Voyage
The Tribal Canoe Journey has become one of the largest Native American gatherings in North America. For one writer, it's also a chance to connect with family.
Julian Brave NoiseCat (Secwepemc/St’at’imc) is a freelance writer and policy analyst at 350.org, based in Washington, D.C. He is a contributing editor for Canadian Geographic and his work has appeared in publications including the Guardian, The Nation, and The Paris Review.