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Yakutat Tern Festival

May 28, 2015 - May 31, 2015

YAKUTAT – 5th ANNUAL YAKUTAT TERN FESTIVAL is a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat. The festival is family friendly and offers activities for birders as well as non-birders, including field trips, seminars, kid’s activities, evening banquets and other programs, bird banding demonstration, and an art exhibit. This year’s keynote speaker is JOHN MARZLUFF, Professor of Wildlife Science at the University of Washington, and author of five books including; In the Company of Crows and Ravens, Dog Days, Raven Nights, and most recently Welcome to Subirdia. Our featured artist, ALISON BREMNER, uses a variety of mediums and traditional techniques with contemporary Alaskan Native Tlingit design. She will be leading both youth and adult workshops and exhibiting her art during the festival. Following our keynote presentation, the MT. ST. ELIAS DANCERS will perform traditional native dance at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Alaska-based performing artist ELIZABETH WARE will conduct youth and adult workshops and perform in a production of Macbeth on Saturday. Other area activities include sight-seeing, hiking, fishing, surfing, canoeing and kayaking, wildlife viewing, and beach-combing. Please see www.yakutatternfestival.org, visit us on Facebook, or call (907) 784-3359 for more information.


May 28, 2015
May 31, 2015
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