Cutting Down the Tree

Jacqueline (Johnson) Peta, executive director of the National Congress of American Indians and member of Sealaska Corporation’s board of directors, sprinkles goose down on a traditional blanket at a tree-cutting ceremony for the canoe. More about raven spirit can be found in our Raven Spirit featured story.

Jacqueline Peta of Sealaska’s board of directors participates in the tree-cutting ceremony.
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Todd Antioquia, courtesy Sealaska Corporation