Dancing and singing followed a totem raising ceremony. Tlinglet leaders dressed in colorful traditional clothing for a historic totem raising where seven totem poles were placed in a Native Alaskan park in Klawock. Many of the 1000 Native Alaskans moved indoors to a gymnasium where festivities continued throughout the day.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Tongass_National Geographic magazine_7/2007