Local News

Wrangell dancers take Celebration 2014 stage

Wrangell's Old Willow Town Dancers, made of students in the community’s Johnson-O'Malley Program, perform at Celebration 2014. (Screenshot/360North)

Wrangell’s Old Willow Town Dancers, with students in the community’s Johnson-O’Malley Program, perform at Celebration 2014. (Courtesy 360North)

Several thousand singers, dancers and audience members are back home – or headed there – after being part of Celebration 2014.

The four-day cultural festival brought Tlingits, Haidas, Tsimshians and other Alaskan and Canadian Natives to several Juneau performance halls.

One of Wrangell’s groups was the Old Willow Town Dancers, with students in the community’s Johnson-O’Malley Program. Here’s a sampling of their performance.

The group performed at last week’s Celebration 2014, a Southeast Alaska Native cultural festival in Juneau. It’s organized by the Sealaska Heritage Institute.

Hear more reports and see more photos by clicking here.


Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Wrangell birders seek volunteers for Christmas Bird Count

A bald eagle in Wrangell. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)
Wrangell residents will have the opportunity next month to participate in the country’s longest-running citizen science bird project. more

How do you run the ferry system with less money?

The fast ferry Chenega is up on blocks for repairs and maintenance at the Ketchikan Shipyard Feb. 21, 2014. The Alaska Marine Highway, roads, airports and other transportation projects could get a funding boost under Legislation moving in the state House. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)
The Alaska Marine Highway System wants more input into in its long-term planning. It's announced what it’s calling community engagement meetings in six port cities over the next month. more