Rain did not stop the celebrations of dancing and singing that followed a historic totem raising ceremony on Prince of Wales Island.
Generations of Tlingit and Haida Native Alaskans retain strong cultural ties with the natural world reflected in their totem art depicting whales and bears.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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