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  • Ketchikan Totem Poles: The junction of three totem-making tribes -- Tlingits, Haida, and Tsimshian -- the island has three unique places to see totem poles: historic poles indoors at the Totem Heritage Center, faithful reproductions outdoors in a natural setting at Totem Bight State Park, and brand-new poles as they are created in a workshop at the Saxman Native Village Totem Pole Park.
  • Sitka: The Tlingits influence remains strong here, where they met Russian settlers in two battles more than 200 years ago. There are a significant number of totem poles at the Sitka National Historic Park, a grand clan house to tour, and an astonishing collection of Native art from around the state at the Sheldon Jackson Museum.
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center (Anchorage): All of Alaska's Native groups joined together to build this grand living museum and gathering place, where dance and music performances, storytelling, and art and craft demonstrations happen daily.
  • Iñupiat Heritage Center (Barrow): A living museum, this is a place to meet and enjoy performances by the Native people who built it, and to see extraordinary artifacts they have made and recovered from digs in frozen ground.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.