The Tlingit Raven Spirit Canoe and Carver, Douglas Chilton

Master carver Douglas Chilton rides at the prow of his creation—the Raven Spirit canoe—at its ceremonial launch in Washington, D.C. The canoe is now on display in the Smithsonian’s Sant Ocean Hall. More about raven spirit can be found in our Raven Spirit featured story.

Master carver Douglas Chilton rides in the Raven Spirit canoe at its ceremonial launch.
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Don Hurlbert/Smithsonian Institution