Field Trips

Traditional Fire-Starting

Two young girls try to start a fire using a fire bow, while two others look on.
Traditional Fire-Starting

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If you didn't have access to matches or a lighter, could you start a fire? Traditionally the Tlingit people used the natural resources around them to create fire, cook their food and stay warm. Visit the park to try your hand at these fire-starting techniques.



Anthropology, Fire Safety
Field Trips