L'ukshú (End of the Coho Salmon)

-- Haat iyagu´t

Your mission is to share your stories about this place, and understand its name.

You already completed this journey...

Error: Place not found for this node.-9

First, let's learn some stories

If you are visiting this place in person, click here to dig deeper...


Alternate Name: 
Klukshu
Audio: 
Download:File Klukshu.wav

"Coho come up the river from Yakutat and end here." [3] For the Southern Tutchone, Klukshu is a very old and important seasonal fishing village. People would travel from places to the north to gather salmon in large quantities, prepare them, and take them back to their winter settlements. The fish were taken with respect, and the people were always sure to let a large proportion of the salmon runs through to Klukshu lake for the sustainability of the harvest.

Location

United States
60° 17' 38.6376" N, 137° 0' 12.2868" W
Video: 

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

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.