ATNI Winter Convention 2016

February 1-4, 2016

Hosted by: The Suquamish Tribe, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, & Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe 

at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort

Please make your reservation by phone at 866-609-8700 and reference ATNI Winter Convention for discounted rate. 

For questions, please call ATNI Office (503) 249-5770


Winter 2016 Agenda-at-a-Glance


A Thank You to Our Winter 2016 Convention Sponsors!!






















Sunday, January 31 at Noon

ATNI Winter Convention Golf Scramble
White Horse Golf Course
22795 Three Lions Pl NE

Kingston, WA 98346

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Attention ATNI attendees! Take part in a complimentary 9-hole Golf Scramble at the award-winning White Horse Golf Club. Sign up as a team of four for the event, or on your own. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams along with Closest to the Pin awards on Par 3’s. The event will be held rain or shine, so bring your gear! Contact Brittany Bakken at by January 28 to sign up. Shuttles not available for this event.

Sunday, January 31 at 3pm

Port Madison Indian Reservation Tour

Join Suquamish Tribal Chairman Leonard Forsman as he leads a tour of Tribal Facilities and Business Enterprises on the Port Madison Indian Reservation including the newly completed Seafood Enterprise building, Kiana Lodge and the House of Awakened Culture in the heart of the Suquamish Community. Tour shuttle will leave from Clearwater Casino Resort’s New Hotel Tower Lobby at approximately 3pm.

Monday, February 1 at 7:30am

Chief Seattle Gravesite 
Early Morning Prayer Service

7076 NE South Street
Suquamish, WA 98392
Suquamish Tribal Elder Marilyn Wandrey will lead a non-denominational Early Morning Prayer Service at the Gravesite Memorial of Chief Seattle, hereditary leader of the Suquamish People and signatory of the Point Elliot Treaty. Service shuttle will leave from Clearwater Casino Resort’s New Hotel Tower Lobby at approximately 7:15am, returning at 8:15am.

Monday, February 1 at 5:30pm

ATNI Networking Reception

Waterfront Resort Lobby
Clearwater Casino Resort
Gather with fellow convention attendees in a reception designed to bring Tribal Leaders together. Don’t miss the opportunity to become acquainted with Chairs and Council Members from neighboring First Nations that you have yet to meet. Live musical entertainment and light fare provided.

Tuesday, February 2 at 6pm
Culture Night

House of Awakened Culture
7235 NE Parkway
Suquamish, WA 98392
Experience the rich heritage and diversity of Salish People in a night of cultural sharing that includes a traditional dinner, performances by the Suquamish Song & Dance Group, Sacred Water Canoe Family and the S’Klallam Tribes. Afterwards, tour the newly-completed Suquamish Museum for a glimpse at history, and how the Suquamish are carrying traditional lifeways into the future. Shuttles will leave from Clearwater Casino Resort’s New Hotel Tower every half hour beginning at 5:30pm, with stops at the Suquamish Museum and the House of Awakened Culture.

Wednesday, February 3 at 6pm
Tribal Leaders Basketball Night

Suquamish Health & Fitness Center 
5243 NE Totten Road
Poulsbo, WA 98370

Join Tribal Leaders and the Suquamish Community as the Tribe hosts a basketball open gym at their new fitness facility, located just a mile away from the Clearwater Casino Resort.  Skills contests, prizes and family friendly fun are all part of the program. Take part in the action or watch as a spectator! Shuttles not available for this event.

Wednesday, February 3 at 8:30pm
Comedy Night with Chad Charlie

Beach Rock Music & Sports Lounge
Clearwater Casino Resort
Wrap up the last night of the convention with a little hilarity. Hailing from the village of Ahousat in British Columbia, Chad is a comedian that has his audiences in tears of laughter, a Poet whose voice gives goosebumps with his words, and a Motivational Speaker that inspires your inner being to live your dream with a passion.  

Attention attendees with off-site hotel reservations! 
Shuttles to and from the convention will be available during morning and evening hours. Be sure to ask your front desk staff for exact times!

ATNI Winter Convention 2016

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