The Salmon Capital of the World

In Southeast Alaska, where the salmon runs are as abundant today as at any time in history, diverse cultures and communities have always depended on the great fish for sustenance of the body and the spirit. This program takes you to Ketchikan, The Salmon Capital of the World, to visit the historic George Inlet Cannery and see first-hand how Southeast Alaska’s native inhabitants, the Tlingit and Haida, and subsequent waves of immigrants from the far corners of the earth, have established modern lifestyles with a common bond, their reliance on salmon. Produced in conjunction with the Cape Fox Native Corporation. Thirty minutes. DVD-Video

Alaska History Series