Making Contact

Walking in Two Worlds ENCORE

Alaska's Tongass ForestThis is a special encore edition. We bring you to Alaska’s Tongass Forest, where the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act turned tribes into corporations and sparked a lengthy logging frenzy. In this radio adaptation of the documentary film, Walking in Two Worlds, we meet a Tlingit brother and sister, who are trying to heal both the forest and their native community.

Special thanks to Specialty Studios.


Wanda Culp & Bob Loescher, Tlinget brother & Sister; Peter Coyote, narrator; Mike Jackson, Tlingit tribal historian; Ernestine Hanlon-Abel, Weaver & Activist; Byron Mallott, Former Seaalaska CEO; Israel Shotridge, Tlingit carver; Tom Thorton, anthropologist; Lydia George, Tlingit Clan Mother; Joe Sebastian, Alaska Fisherman & guide; Deny Bschor, former US Forest Service Regional Forester; John Rowan, Tlingit carver, Richard Nixon, Former President of the United States; Rick Harris, Former Seaalaska Executive VP; Rosita Worl, Seaalaska Board member.

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