Chief Son-I-Hat’s Whale House and Totems Historic District, Sitting Bear Grave Marker – Kasaan AK

Description

The Sitting Bear Grave Marker is a reproduction from an original totem from Old Kasaan, carved by native craftsmen enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps. The totem was relocated on January 30, 1939 to New Kasaan at the Whale House site, where a copy was carved. Located at the west end of the village inside a small grave house, the original Bear Grave Marker stood on top of a grave.

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Location Info


Chief Son-I-Hat's Whale House and Totems Historic District
Kasaan, AK

Coordinates: 55.54124432968733, -132.41826755859677

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