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Ketlg̱ax̱yé (Place Where Dog Cries)

-- Haat iyagu´t

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English Name: 
Battery Point

This name comes from a Tlingit story of a flood. During the flood a dog was heard crying and the dog turned into a rock [3]. This point may be reached by trail beginning about two miles from town. The scenic beaches here are rich in flowers.


United States
59° 12' 53.496" N, 135° 22' 26.544" W

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Trail markers

Does anyone know what the trail markers carved into the trees are for? What did they mark? How old are they?

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.