It is believed that the first Native Americans came from Russia by crossing the Bering Land Bridge into Alaska during the last ice age some 30,000 years ago. Today, Native Alaskans can be divided into six major groups, three... Read more
Immerse Yourself in Culture in Southeast Alaska!
Southeast Alaska boasts rich Native culture and is home to three Alaskan Native groups, the Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Haida, all with their own unique story to tell. These indigenous peoples are well known for their distinctive art represented in totem poles and other elegantly carved forms, and what many think of when imagining a tour through Southeast Alaska. Experience these three cultures through intimate one-on-one meetings with locals, insights gleaned from local Native guides, traditional Alaskan foods, and interpretive museums on this educational tour highlighting Alaska’s first people in Ketchikan, Sitka and Juneau.