Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman thanked attendees for coming and explained what this new retail location means for the Suquamish tribe.

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman thanked attendees for coming and explained what this new retail location means for the Suquamish tribe.

Fresh catch: Suquamish Seafoods opens for business

The Suquamish Tribe opened its new seafood shop on Jan. 9 next to the Masi Shop on SR305.

The opening ceremony began at 10 a.m. with an open house offering fresh seafood appetizers followed by a traditional welcoming song and remarks from Tribal Chairman Leonard Forsman and a presentation by Suquamish Seafoods General Manager Tony Forsman.

At 11:30 a.m. the shop, which offers a wide range of fresh and frozen seafood was given traditional blessings and songs along with a ribbon-cutting.

Suquamish Seafoods General Manager Tony Forsman shows off whats on the menu at the new shop.

Suquamish Seafoods General Manager Tony Forsman shows off whats on the menu at the new shop.

Welcoming songs were played and sung.

Welcoming songs were played and sung.

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