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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Ranger-led Programs at the Park, August 16-22

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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 16-22:

Sunday, August 16
12:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
1:00 – Ravens in Life and Legend

Monday, August 17
12:00 – Ravens in Life and Legend
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Tuesday, August 18
12:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Wednesday, August 19
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
7:00 pm – Over the Near Horizon: How place names came to Baranof, Kruzov, and Chichagof Islands

Thursday, August 20
1:00 – Salmon: The life cycle of salmon in Southeast Alaska

Friday, August 21
12:00 – Salmon: The life cycle of salmon in Southeast Alaska
12:00 - Brown Bag Lunch:  French Explorer LaPerouse In Alaska presented by Capt. Philippe Fichet Delavault, Captain of the cruise ship Seven Seas Mariner

Saturday, August 22
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska

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