Gerald ‘Butch’ Jacobs
Tribe:
Passamaquoddy (Pleasant Point)
Location:
Waldo, ME

As part of the renowned Passamaquoddy Neptune family from Pleasant Point, Gerald always knew he would keep his heritage alive by contributing to a great basketmaking tradition. As a young boy he watched his uncles pound ash and weave large fish scale baskets for the sardine factory in Eastport, Maine. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance.