The ships will create opportunities for small business owners, wood carvers and other artisans, says the chief operations officer for Klawock Heenya.
Progress has been too slow, Carlton Waterhouse says.
Kristovich was Athabascan and a member of the Native Village of Napaimute. She was born in Napaimute and lived most of her life in Bethel.
The ships will tie up at an existing dock on Klawock Island owned by Klawock Heenya Corporation.
Hundreds of hours of Southeast Native Radio broadcasts are now archived on the internet and available for anyone to listen to.
The Petersburg assembly voted to send a letter opposing a bill that would create five new urban Native corporations in Southeast Alaska and transfer land from the Tongass National Forest to those corporations.
Getting land to the five communities will require an amendment to ANCSA, a law that has been amended over 100 times.
If the requirement is eliminated, Sealaska estimates that about 10,000 more people would be eligible to enroll.
City officials said Goldbelt Inc. is willing to put in up to $10 million for a slice of the gondola ticket sales. The particulars of a deal with Goldbelt would have to be negotiated.
It has been 21 years since the 2001 Roadless Rule for the Tongass National Forest was first established. For the people involved in the battles between industry and subsistence, the tug-of-war over land use in the Tongass National Forest has been going on even longer.