CapSeeds - Arctic

July 3, 2015

“During this week, we shared our culture with the youth of Juneau and had our kind Aloha spirit returned with warm Gunalchéeshes (Tlingit language for thank you),” wrote Luke Withy-Berry ’16. “We spent the morning with the kids on a chilly beach playing tug of war, combing the beach for pretty shells, and gathering plants for smoking salmon.”

“It is a tradition upon receiving gifts for you to raise them high above your head and dance with them to show your appreciation. As we danced with the kids, we realized our short time together was coming to an end.”