|Northwest Indian War Canoe Championship|
Location, Whidbey Island, WA.
Original photo from the archives of the S.P.H.S.©
Seattle Times reports in August of 1936:
Indian braves at the start of the annual Northwest Indian War Canoe Championship held at Coupeville, Whidbey Island. Four canoes were swamped in the race that was won by crew from Saanich tribe of Vancouver Island, BC, shown closest to camera.