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House of Tears carvers stop at Swinomish Reservation


Click here or the image below for story in the La Conner Weekly News from May 26th, 2021.

BLESSINGS GIVEN AND RECEIVED –Elder and carver Doug James captures a touching moment of a blessing and healing ceremony at the Swinomish Reservation. Tribal youth representatives were invited up onto the trailer carrying the new House of Tears totem pole, to receive and give a blessing – which is one of the purposes of the Red Road to (Washington) DC stopover visits and events. – Photo by Robin Carneen