Course at a Glance

April 17
Trinidad Library

Rocking the Boat: John Muir's Travels in Southeast Alaska


With Michael Turek

As he explored Alaska in 1879, John Muir had his first prolonged intimate contact with Indians. We will retrace Muir’s travels in Southeast Alaska and discuss his attitude towards Native Americans and how it changed after time spent in a Tlingit Canoe in Southeast Alaska.

Wed., April 17 • 2-4 p.m.

Trinidad Library

$30 • Class #: 27184

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Michael Turek

Michael Turek

Coauthor of the book, American Indians & National Parks, Michael Turek has worked in five national parks. In 2015 he was the cultural anthropologist and Tribal Relations specialist at Yosemite NP.