Tree Blessing Ceremony
There are several reasons why a tree may need to be felled:
in worst case scenario- due to construction.
“When we come and take a tree out of the forest, we’re supposed to be appreciative. We’re supposed to be respectful, and we’re supposed to humbly ask permission to take this tree, because the forest is full of medicine and this tree is just one more of the medicine people.” (Master Carver, Jewell “Praying Wolf” James, of Lummi Nation)