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Porter dug into Tlingit mythology


Walter Porter

Walter Porter, a well-known Tlingit mythologist who lived in Haines as a youth, died Nov. 7 in Anchorage.

Porter grew up in Yakutat, and came to Haines in 1956 to attend school. He lived at Haines House and graduated from Haines High School in 1...

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