the Faces of Ketchikan

The People of the Southeast Wind have lived in the southern Alaska rainforest for thousands of years.

This unique little fishing village holds many secrets, local lore, and a rich culture.

local lore

listen to how
local lore is applied
to today’s world…

The indigenous natives are renowned for their strong art forms and totems.

Today’s Ketchikan has a population of almost 14,000 and includes a diverse group of faces.

There are over 80 majestic totem poles in Ketchikan and the largest collection of totem faces in the world.

Site Totems
let’s name a few….

Ketchikan’s native heritage honors the Tlingit traditions that valued strength, family, community, and resilience.

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