The Tlingit: "People on the Outside of Shee"Sustained by the ocean for centuries, the Tlingit enjoyed a rich cultural life and established many villages along the panhandle, including Shee Atika on Baranof Island, which meant “people on the outside of Shee."
The Russians: 1791 – 1867
The Finnish Connection: 1794 - 1867
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The Russian imperial government maintained colonies in Alaska devoted to a lucrative fur trade. The Russian Bishop's House is one of a few remaining buildings from the Russian colonial period. More...