Tlingit Canoes heading to Wrangell for Chief Shakes Tribal House Rededication

This weekend is the Chief Shakes Tribal House Re-dedication in Wrangell Alaska.  There were several people who decided to paddle traditional canoes from Juneau south to Wrangell in time for the dedication.  We watched them come through Petersburg.

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There was an audience here to await their arrival.

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There were three native canoes. as soon as they started into the Narrows the native paddlers began to chant and sing and we even heard a drum beating.  Pretty exciting.

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