Yakutat carver honors grandfather, coffee in first totem pole

Tlingit artist Alison Marks raised her first totem pole on Saturday in Yakutat, which she carved in memory of her grandfather. She’s one of only a handful of Native women who carve totem poles. Alison Marks was “very aware” when she started carving a totem pole to honor her grandfather that this isn’t a job typically done by Tlingit women. Read More