Dayéi (To Pack)

-- Haat iyagu´t

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This was once a village of the Chilkoot people, which was permanently settled for a time. By the time of the gold rush, it had become a seasonal fishing camp/trading staging area [6]. The village, at the start of one of the Chilkoot's trading trails to the interior, became a key location in Alaskan gold rush history.


United States
59° 30' 0" N, 135° 21' 36" W

Ikaduwakaa and the Storyboard are part of the Doorways to the Past; Gateway to the Future project, cooperatively supported by the Chilkoot Indian Association, Haines Borough Public Library, and a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership, and lifelong learning.