Naturalist John Muir first explored Alaska during a trip to the Island of Wrangell on July 14, 1879. Muir wasn’t impressed, saying “the most inhospitable place at first sight I had ever seen…There was nothing like a tavern or lodging-house in the village, nor could I find any place in the stumpy, rocky, boggy ground […]
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If you can’t visit the Stikine River soon, experience it through Bonnie Demerjian’s book Roll On! Discovering the Wild Stikine River about the great river. Alaska and Canada’s Stikine River is one of the great trans-boundary rivers found threading its way through the coastal mountains of Southeastern Alaska and British Columbia. A friend of mine, […]
Wrangell Island Alaska is a community steeped in rich history, home to people for thousands of years. It is an island community in southern Southeast Alaska that has experienced the boom and bust resource development process so prevalent in Alaska’s past. Wrangell Island, strategically overlooking the mouth of the Stikine River, has been governed by […]