Native Corporation Finds Haida Canoe Near Kasaan

Photo By Sarah Dybdahl courtesy of Sealaska Heritage Institute

The Sealaska Corporation has uncovered an old Haida canoe on the corporation’s timber land near the Prince of Wales Island community of Kasaan. The partially finished canoe may be centuries old and could provide a rare glimpse of canoe construction techniques using traditional tools.

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Joe Viechnicki is a reporter at KFSK in Petersburg.

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