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Lani Hotch, executive director of the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center, stands next to her contemporary weaving that represents Berners Bay. (Photo by Emily Files/KHNS)

Klukwan’s Jilkaat Kwaan heritage center aims to ‘carry culture forward’

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It was a historic year for the Chilkat Indian village of Klukwan. After more than a decade of work, the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center opened its doors in May. The center tells the still-evolving story of the Chilkat people and also houses some of the world’s most admired works of Northwest Coast Art, the Whale House Collection.
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