Louise Pettus, left, and Beckee Garris hold a small birchbark canoe. Pettus' relative Bernice Davis got it in the 1930s on the Catawba Reservation. Garris, of the Catawba Indians' Historic Preservation office, is thrilled to have it back in Catawba hands.
Louise Pettus, left, and Beckee Garris hold a small birchbark canoe. Pettus' relative Bernice Davis got it in the 1930s on the Catawba Reservation. Garris, of the Catawba Indians' Historic Preservation office, is thrilled to have it back in Catawba hands.
Louise Pettus, left, and Beckee Garris hold a small birchbark canoe. Pettus' relative Bernice Davis got it in the 1930s on the Catawba Reservation. Garris, of the Catawba Indians' Historic Preservation office, is thrilled to have it back in Catawba hands.