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The two RV Gypsies (plus one) stopped at The Jamestown S'Klallam Indian Reservation in Blyn, Washington and enjoyed the totem poles.

June 26, 2015

The Jamestown S'Klallam Indian Reservation is very small in area, comprising 13.49 acres of land area on and near Sequim Bay along U.S. Route 101 in the community of Blyn, in extreme eastern Clallam County at the southwest corner of the Miller Peninsula. The reservation is the location of the tribal government administration, not a residential area. It includes the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Center (location of the tribe's administration, natural resources, social and community services departments as well as the Tribal Library and Jamestown Family Dental Clinic), the Tribe's Seven Cedars Casino, and the Longhouse Market, Deli and Fueling Station.

Indian design

Welcome sign

Indian art

Sea Spirit Totem Pole label

sign about the Sea Spirit Totem Pole

Sea Spirit Totem Pole

Sea Spirit Totem Pole drawing

plaque on the ground

After learning about the above totem pole, the two RV Gypsies walked down a few stairs to see more totem poles.

Grizzly Bear totem pole sign

Grizzly Bear totem pole and Lee Duquette

Below: The back side of the above totem pole.

sign: Eagle Totem Pole

Eagle Totem Pole

Then they crossed a small street and walked towards some buildings.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe building

Indian design

Below: a very small looking Lee Duquette by the S'Klallam Legends totem poles

sign: S'Klallam Legends totem poles Lee Duquette by tall totem poles

The Founding Fathers totem poles are actually the back side of the S'Klallam Legends totem poles shown above. Karen likes to photograph signs and labels to help identify things properly.

sign: Founding Fathers totem poles

Founding Fathers totem poles

Below: A 5-foot “Welcome” figure was installed outside the tribe's community center. Dale Faulstich has created more than 30 totem poles for Jamestown S'Klallam tribe facilities over nearly 20 years.

sign: Welcome totem pole

Welcome totem pole

building

Below: close-up photos of the light pole shown by the building above- taken from different angles because of the sunlight.

eagle light pole

eagle light pole

art

art

Below: While standing behind the building, the view in each direction was wonderful.

beautiful scenery

beautiful scenery

art

art

totem pole sign

totem pole

Going back across the small street to the bottom of the stairs they came down earlier, the two RV Gypsies and Karen's sister, Ilse, walked through a tunnel that went under U.S. Route 101.

Ilse Blahak at the tunnel

tribal & USA flags

sign: Wolf and Thunderbird totem pole

 Wolf and Thunderbird totem pole

flowers

flowers

building

Unfortunately, the art gallery was closed when the two RV Gypsies were here.

Northwest Native expressions art gallery sign

big totem pole and lots of stairs

small trees

small trees

go back to the Washington menu Please return to the main menu for the state of Washington to view other areas the two RV Gypsies visited in Washington in 2015, plus a link to their adventures in Canada.