Blessing the kayaks

  • One of three kayaks arrives on the Homer Spit.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
  • Father Thomas Andrew of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in Kenai, offers a blessing on the arriving kayaks, as members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Homer flotilla keep watch.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
  • Yurapik, a Yup’ik dance group from Anchorage, performs at the Pratt Museum.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

During Tamamta Katurlluta: A Gathering of Native Tradition held in Homer last weekend, (see first of three photos) one of three kayaks arrives on the Homer Spit; (second of three photos) Father Thomas Andrew of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in Kenai, offers a blessing on the arriving kayaks, as members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Homer flotilla keep watch; (third of three photos) Yurapik, a Yup’ik dance group from Anchorage, performs at the Pratt Museum.

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