Parts of the town also have a distinctly semi-industrial feel, as fish-packing is still a big industry. It was cloudy and windy.
We took a tour out to Totem Bight State Park. During the Depression, the Forest Service used CCC money to hire Native carvers to reproduce many old totem poles from abandoned Native villages. This helped preserve the culture, and helped train younger carvers.
They also built a replica clan house, using the same materials and methods.More Ketchikan photos here.