In a Remote Alaska Rainforest, a Tribe Protects Habitat and Restores Culture » Mayor Tony Christianson shows young Haida members how to carve small paddles for the Haida Culture Camp in Hydaburg on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. Camp attendees have the opportunity to make learn about Haida traditions including wood-carv

Tony Christianson demonstrates carving techniques. “We need science to show us how to restore our streams. But we also need our traditional knowledge to restore our pride," he says. Photo: Erika Nortemann/TNC

Tony Christianson demonstrates carving techniques. “We need science to show us how to restore our streams. But we also need our traditional knowledge to restore our pride,” he says. Photo: Erika Nortemann/TNC

(ALL RIGHTS) July 2013. Mayor Tony Christianson shows young Haida members how to carve small paddles for the Haida Culture Camp in Hydaburg on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. Camp attendees have the opportunity to make learn about Haida traditions including wood-carving, dancing, language lessons and food. Photo credit: © Erika Nortemann/TNC


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