I live and write on Lingít Aaní, and gratefully acknowledge the past, present and future caretakers of this beautiful place, the Jilkaat Kwaan and Jilkoot Kwaan.

 “You can’t deserve the sweet and tender things in life less’n you’re tough.”–From wise old Aunt Eller in Oklahoma!

(And by the way, it was a great production in Haines last night, deserving that exclamation point !)