Sít' X'aayí (Glacier Point)
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Where Davidson Glacier meets Lynn Canal. Today, the glacier is around 2 miles from tidewater, with kettles, moraines, forest, and fields of strawberries between the glacier and canal. When John Muir was here in the late 1800s, the glacier was nearly at tidewater. When Vancouver sailed by in the late 1700s, the glacier was still calving icebergs into Lynn Canal, which then followed the currents and the winds and produced navigational hazards for miles .
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.