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Chief Shakes Renovation Update

The primary structure of the Chief Shakes Tribal House was completed by early December. Photo by Renee Claggett.

The renovation of Chief Shakes Tribal House was completed last week. A small gathering celebrated the end of the yearlong rebuilding of the historic cedar structure near downtown Wrangell. Contributor Greg Knight attended the event.



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