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Kasaan is a small community on Prince of Wales Island with a BIG cultural heritage.
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Kasaan, Alaska | Alive with Culture
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Kasaan | Prince of Wales Island

Kasaan is the northernmost of the Haida villages. At the end of the 1800s, residents moved from the former village, Gasa’aan (“pretty town”), on Skowl Arm, now called Old Kasaan.Kasaan is located on Prince of Wales Island. The town is easily accessible by road once on Prince of Wales Island.

“New” Kasaan is located on Prince of Wales Island and is easily accessible by road and floatplane.

Credit: Ketchikan Museum #99-1-56-1

Kasaan is a must see when visiting Prince of Wales Island

Kasaan certainly embodies a fascinating heritage, we also feature fantastic beaches, outstanding wildlife and wonderful hiking.

Getting to Kasaan

Kasaan is accessible via road, if you are on Prince of Wales Island already. The Inter Island Ferry makes daily trips to Prince of Wales Island from Ketchikan. Kasaan also has daily flights by Pacific Air from Ketchikan.

Blue = roads to communities on Prince of Wales Island | Orange = ferry route from Ketchikan

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Keep our hummingbirds healthy!
Sustain Kasaan shared Kitchen Crafty Fun's video.
Totem Trail Cafe
Wonderful destination for the Memorial Weekend, walk the trail to the Whale House and totem poles, and eat a wonderful meal at the Totem Trail Cafe!!!!
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Its a beautiful Memorial Weekend! Come by and get a burger, shake or onion rings! We're open!!
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A great honor for a Haida weaver! 🙂👍🏼
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Don't forget!!! Bring your Momma in for 20% off Her Meal TOMORROW
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Roadtrippin': Student run greenhouses on Prince of Wales Island grow lunch year-round
"ROADTRIPPIN' ALASKA" in Kasaan!
KTUU channel 2 NBC in Anchorage
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A small school district on Prince of Wales Island is teaching students how to grow vegetables for lunch year-round ...
Roadtrippin': The last traditional Haida longhouse in Alaska
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On Prince of Wales Island, the village of Kasaan is home to what residents describe as the last remaining traditional Haida longhouse, known as the Whale House.
New Alaska handbook provides how-to on heated greenhouses
Sustain Kasaan shared Renewable Energy Alaska Project - REAP's post.
Roadtrippin': Developing cultural tourism in the Haida community of Kasaan
"ROADTRIPPIN' ALASKA" visits Kasaan!
KTUU channel 2 NBC in Anchorage
http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Roadtrippin-Developing-cultural-tourism-in-the-Haida-community-of-Kasaan-422065673.html
Village leaders of a small Prince of Wales Island community are developing a cultural tourism industry to diversify their ...
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake Recipe
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Delicious breakfasts served Daily 9-11am!!
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Hello!
Totem Trail Café will be opening MARCH 3rd
The Café will be open Weekends, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9 AM -4 PM
Breakfast = 9 AM - 11AM, Lunch ...
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Kasaan is a beautiful, spiritual place, to see the only Haida traditional long house and totems are breath taking! So peaceful, a great get away to relax and enjoy cabins ...

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