Discovering the Tongass: The Tongass National Forest
Catalogue Number: NSP001
Producer: North Shore Productions
Subject: Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: U.S.
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 18
Closed Captions: Yes
The Tongass is America’s largest National Forest covering 17 million acres of Southeast Alaska. Discovering the Tongass focuses on the confluence of nature and culture in the forest - including an ancient salmon spawning site where bears feast while people observe them, and inside a Haida community’s carving shed where a yellow cedar is transformed into a totem pole representing ancestral history.
Silver Telly Award
Bronze Telly Award
Communicator Award of Excellence
Communicator Award of Distinction
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