Southeast Alaska tribal groups seek logging stopped at historic site

Controversy over a logging project near Yakutat in Southeast Alaska has intensified. The local tribe, an archaeologist and others say a site that’s being logged is home to centuries-old ruins that could provide clues into the history of Southeast Alaska’s Indigenous people. “We know we had a village there," said tribal council member, Victoria Demmert. "And we know there are historical sites there and we want Yak-Tat Kwaan to stop and let archaeologists get in there before everything's destroyed.” Read More