Glacier Bay National Park (Alaska Cruise 2021)

Approximately 300 years ago, Glacier Bay was a fertile valley inhabited by the Tlingit people. As the glaciers began to encroach on their homeland, the Tlingit were forced to flee their ancestral home and they ultimately created a new home – Hoonah, just east of Icy Strait Point. As the Glacier now recedes, this remains an extremely important place to the Tlingit people. The United States National Park Service is working to establish a better relationship with the Tlingit and their kinship with this land. While I could never truly begin to understand the deep connection the Tlingit people have … Continue reading Glacier Bay National Park (Alaska Cruise 2021)