Wrangell Tribe gifted Totem Park
July 5, 2018
During Sealaska Corporation's annual shareholder's meeting, held this year in Wrangell late last month, the Native organization bestowed ownership of an important local landmark to its hosts.
In remarks made during the meeting, corporation director Richard Rinehart explained he had recently put forward a proposal to the board to transfer ownership of Kiks.ádi Totem Park to Wrangell Cooperative Association, the community's federally-recognized tribal government.
The Totem Park lies at the bottom of Episcopal Avenue, where it joins with Front Street. Prior to its becoming a park, the proper...