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Catching 'chromers' in Yakutat

...she said. I couldn't test the truth of that while I was there - all three days were gloriously sunny, with Mount Saint Elias visible from miles away - but a sunny day in Yakutat certainly ranks high.Soon after I arrived, I stopped by the...
To capture the aurora

...winters and stayed there by himself for one or two months. His search for the northern lights first took him to Mount Saint Elias, near Wrangell. "When I was in Juneau, I asked myself what was the most beautiful thing I could shoot," he...
Historic Tlingit photos arrive at state library

...De Laguna later traveled to Yakutat. Her studies turned into her 1972 masterwork, the three-volume "Under Mount Saint Elias: The History and Culture of the Yakutat Tlingit." Only 200 copies of the book were released in 1972. One of de...
Artist Nicholas Galanin to present 'New Culture' at Evening at Egan

...called "What Have We Become?" he sculpted culturally significant books, such as Frederica De Laguna's "Under Mount Saint Elias," an ethnographic history of the Yakutat Tlingit, into masks. One bears his profile, others follow more traditional...
Southeast Sports Roundup

...and Cole Zulai.Yakutat HoopsHow does Yakutat stay so competitive? Check out their competition at the upcoming Mount Saint Elias Classic Basketball Tournament Jan. 1-7. The boys/girls five-team double elimination bracket features teams...
A crossroad and a bridge

...Laguna's masterwork, "Under Mount Saint Elias, The History and Culture de Laguna did with "Under Mount Saint Elias," is well worth making, Guedon...was not finished." "Under Mount Saint Elias," published by the Smithsonian...
Shelling of Angoon a dark part of past injustice now believed to be the west side of Prince of Wales Island. On roughly July 16, Bering and his crew sighted Mount Saint Elias. Both ships turned back toward Russia to carry the word of their find. However Bering's ship was wrecked on what...
Research and ruminations on Northwest Coast Native peoples

...location of Ketchikan). The Tlingit continued to expand northward until they ran into the Russians along the Mount Saint Elias shore in the eighteenth century.I believe we, who share Southeast Alaska with these people, are truly blessed...
Bright moments of 2010

...traditions. In speaking about the release of the second edition of Frederica de Laguna's masterwork, "Under Mount Saint Elias: The history and culture of the Yakutat Tlingit," Guedon described de Laguna's wholehearted personal and professional...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: surfin' Alaska 3/22/98

...specialist and surfer, rides a wave off Yakutat, with Mount Saint Elias in the background. PHOTO BY RE JOHNSON surfin...accessible beaches with a view of 18,000-foot Mount Saint Elias. Yakutat's surf, of course, has been around...


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