By Becca Clark
Wrangell Sentinel 

Class will teach sustainable cedar bark harvesting


As the art of cedar weaving continues to grow in popularity, so does the need for a supply of cedar bark.

Deborah Head of Craig will teach a class in Wrangell to harvest cedar bark sustainably, without harming the trees. The sessions will run Thursday through Saturday, May 9-11.

The all-day class, put on by the Alaska Native Sisterhood, is free to the public and students can attend for one or all three days.

Head is an experienced teacher and great storyteller, said Tis Peterman, and often leads groups on Prince of Wales Island to gather bark.

In just one day of the class, students will go fro...

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