Event Name: TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY: Why Does it Matter?
Facilitators: Ron Allen, Kurt Grinnell, Hansi Hals, & Mack Grinnell
Dates: 3 Thursdays, February 28 – March 14, 2019
Location: Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA 98368
The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe recognizes that many in Port Townsend seek a deeper understanding of the local S’Klallam Tribe, its history, and its 21st Century approach to self-governance, sovereignty, treaty resources and impacts including climate change, and issues of social justice. Four representatives from the Tribe will speak on four different topics in this three-session class.
Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Chairman Ron Allen represents the Tribe in local,
regional, state, federal, and international forums. Council Member Kurt Grinnell chairs the Tribe’s Natural Resources Committee, manages the Tribe’s aquaculture businesses, and has worked in the Tribe’s geoduck fishery for nearly 30 years. Hansi Hals is the Tribe’s Natural Resources Department Director, overseeing the harvest, protection, and preservation of Treaty Resources and habitat. Mackenzie Grinnell is a young adult Tribal citizen who offers training in de-colonized activism. For more information contact