Cutting Down the Tree

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

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.