What makes Auke Bay’s Indian Point, or X’unáxi a sacred site?

Guests: From the Sealaska Heritage Institute — Rosita Worl President and Dr. Charles Smythe, Senior Ethnologist.
Pillar Rock is included in the Traditional Cultural Property designation for Indian Point and Auke Cape (Photo courtesy of Dr. Thomas Thornton).

Every piece of land has a story. For Indigenous peoples, ties to the land are often erased from history after it is usurped — even sacred sites like Indian Point on the outskirts of Juneau.  A new book published by Sealaska Heritage Institute hopes to change that.

Air date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

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