By Chris Basinger
Petersburg Pilot 

Forest Service approves plan for Kake to run cultural healing center


April 26, 2023

The U.S. Forest Service has approved the Organized Village of Kake’s request to operate a cultural healing center at a seldom-used building at Portage Bay, according to an announcement from the agency last month.

The village plans to establish a program centered on cultural healing that would provide counseling to people struggling with alcohol, substance abuse and other issues, and reconnect them with their cultural identity.

“We know that immersing our people in the culture helps them and we’re also ... teaching them who they are, where they come from, who their clan is,” Village of Kake Pre...

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