Carvers Using Traditional Tool in Chief Shakes Tribal House Renovation

The Wrangell Cooperative Association is moving forward on the renovation of the historic Chief Shakes Tribal House in Wrangell. And in a first for the community, three women were chosen recently as the local carvers for the project. They’re all using handmade adzes, a tool commonly used by Pacific Northwest Indians.

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Charlotte Duren is a reporter at KSTK in Wrangell.

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