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By Dan Rudy 

Group deliberates future for WCA carving facility


A group of 11 community members gathered on Jan. 21 to discuss and provide direction for how to use Wrangell Cooperative Association’s new carving facility, which was completed in October.

The facility’s completion was the second of three phases for cultural development being undertaken by WCA, beginning with the restoration of the tribal house on Chief Shakes Island in 2013 and to conclude with the future recarving of eight totem poles and the training of master crafters.

Among others, the planning group included members of the WCA Board, Tlingit elder Marge Bird, and representatives o...

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