WATER SPIRIT by Jackie Traverse

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Artist's Name: Jackie Traverse

Paddle Title: “Water Spirit”

Meaning of Paddle Design: Water has Spirit and memory. Water, earth is to be honoured and respected.

Jackie has provided a signed Certificate of Authenticity.

Funding Project: Net proceeds from the sale of Jackie's paddle will be directed towards the support of the Wet'suwet'en, who are defending their unceded territory in British Columbia from the Coastal Gas Link (CGL) pipeline.

Paddle Wood: Cherry

Paddle Style: Beavertail

Paddle Grip: Standard – 3.75” / 9.5 cm

Paddle Length: 60" / 152.5 cm.

Paddle Condition: New

Paddle Bonus: On the reverse side of the paddle are the two engravings as shown on our signature Paddles of Peace.

Paddle Accessory: The paddle includes a canoe shaped vertical wall mount paddle holder.

Photograph Location: Inside picture in Winnipeg, Manitoba...outside pictures at Canoe Foundation House at the shore of Lake Ontario.

Short Artist Biography: Jackie is an Anishnaabe from Lake St. Martin, First Nations. She is a graduate of fine arts at the University of Manitoba. Her paintings speak to being an aboriginal woman, and she is deeply moved by the injustices of First Nations people. Through her art she expresses her ideas and opinions while striving to inspire dialogue on addressing her people's social issues.