Saturday, September 30, 2006

The Table is Set

I've been told that there is an old Tlingit saying that "when the tide is out, the table is set". At the mouth of Indian River, along the Totem Park trail, a Tlingit settlement thrived for years until the Russians drove them away. The river still hosts thousands of returning salmon every summer, treating locals and visitors to a close-up view of the cycle of death and new life.


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