Carvers and friends paddle the new longtail canoe in Chilkat Inlet Aug. 12. From front: Tim Ackerman, Andrew Hotch, Daniel Klanott, Jeffrey Klanott, Joe King Jr., Lani Hotch, Cody Hotch, Jones Hotch Jr., Mary Jane Valentine, Pam Sloper, Britni Williams, Leanne Converse, Jim Heaton.
Chilkats launch version of historic seafarer
Klukwan villagers recently launched a 36-foot, sea-going canoe, the first of its kind to ply local waters in about 200 years.
About 20 carvers and villagers gathered at Chilkat State Park a few wee...