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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Ranger-led Programs at the Park, August 10-15

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Date: August 10, 2009

Unless otherwise noted, all programs meet at the visitor center and many involve an easy stroll through the forest on park trails. These activities are free to the public. For more information, call (907) 747-0110. Activities planned for August 10-15:

Monday, August 10
12:00 – Ravens in Life and Legend
1:00 – Battle of Sitka: Join a ranger for a guided walk to the sites of the Kiks.ádi fort and the Battle of 1804.

Tuesday, August 11
12:00 & 1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Wednesday, August 12
12:00 – Plants: Plants and the forest ecosystem found in Sitka National Historical Park and its surroundings.
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
7:00 pm – World War II in Sitka

Thursday, August 13
12:00 – Salmon: The life cycle of salmon in Southeast Alaska
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Friday, August 14
12:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
1:00 – Salmon: The life cycle of salmon in Southeast Alaska

Saturday, August 15
12:00 – Battle of Sitka: Join a ranger for a guided walk to the sites of the Kiks.ádi fort and the Battle of 1804.
2:30 – Nature Walk: Join a ranger to learn about the ecosystem of the park and the surrounding forest. 

Did You Know?

A map showing the distribution of the Alaska Native cultures.

Alaska's Native people are divided into eleven distinct cultures, speaking twenty different languages.