Print #12. Organized Village of Saxman v. Towarak, et. al., 2014-06

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Print #12. Organized Village of Saxman v. Towarak, et. al., 2014-06. 32×16″ 18 oz. scrim weatherproof vinyl.

Text & Citations for Print #12: Organized Village of Saxman v. Towarak, et. al., 2014-06

“The affirmation of being classified as rural means the retention and sustenance of natural resource harvest will remain for generations into the future.‘In Saxman, subsistence is a meaningful traditional cultural practice and a way of living and prospering in this world,’ added President Wallace.”

Image Sources:

  • 8′ Raven Stealing the Sun, Moon & Stars. Bear, Circular. Photographs courtesy Lee Wallace, President, Guugwaangs (Haida) Organized Village of Saxman.
  • Background text: Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA),
    PUBLIC LAW 96-487—DEC. 2, 1980, 94 STAT. 2371.

“WordWrap 2017: Historical Reflections on the Law of the Land.” Created by Lisa Link for the Alaska Sesquicentennial Commemorative Exhibit, “Voices of Change: Perspectives on the Transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States” at Sitka National Historical Park.