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Tribal Dance & Cultural Legends at Icy Strait Point

108 Cannery Road, Heritage Center Theater, Hoonah, AK
+1 907-945-3141
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The forest tram ride was just OK. Dennis the guide gave insightful information on the Tlingit, the... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Al N
Denver, Colorado
Forrest Tram and Native Dance

We did a combined "Forest Tram" and "Native Dance" excursion on a cruise ship stop. The native... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Eric S
Fishers, Indiana
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Immerse yourself in Native culture! Gather at the Heritage Center Native Theater for the Tribal Dance and Cultural Legends performance showcasing the rich heritage of a people shaped by the wild lands and inland seas of southeast Alaska. Wearing their colorful, traditional regalia, a group of proud Huna Tlingit performers share their history and culture through song, dance and storytelling. The show culminates in a lively traditional celebration... and you're invited to join in! Please refrain from photography and videotaping during the performance: The actors will be available for photos immediately afterward. Duration Approximately 1.0 hour
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  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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108 Cannery Road, Heritage Center Theater, Hoonah, AK
+1 907-945-3141
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

The forest tram ride was just OK. Dennis the guide gave insightful information on the Tlingit, the community, the traditions and the area which was far better than the tram ride through the forest. The dancing was performed by local high school students who did...More

Thank Al N
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We did a combined "Forest Tram" and "Native Dance" excursion on a cruise ship stop. The native dance is put on my kids from the local high school. The show is OK, it does teach a little bit about the culture. The most interesting part...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We decided to see a traditional show and here stories of the Tlingit. We went to buy tickets a few minutes before the show started and decided against it due to how expensive the tickets were. The lady on the counter then called us back...More

1  Thank harveyswalsall_UK
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My family and I experienced a wonderful tour with our guide Mel. She was informative and told us several Totem legends. The young dancers were engaging and fun. Wonderful stories of how Raven provided light to the people. Mel, you are inspirational.

Thank ZEKE007
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I lived in South Central Alaska for 17 years. We have driven up the Alcan, taken the Alaska Maine Hwy and a Holland America Cruise. One of the reason we chose this cruise was Hoonah/Icy Point stop. So much good info was given on the...More

1  Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were there at the tail-end of the season and had small attendance but the cast performed wonderfully. Talented youth participating along with other family members in stories from their tribes. Great insight into their culture.

Thank SUZ K
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a show with several members of the local tribe doing some tribal dancing. They also discuss the local legend of their origin. They provide interesting information but there is not really much dancing and it is not a professional stage show. If you...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I liked the whole idea of making use of the youth of Hoonah to play a big part in this performance. They are beautiful, talented young people showcasing their culture with pride. They interact with the audience and my son of 4 really enjoyed it...More

Thank WanderingLuz
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was part of a cruise excursion. We were pleasantly surprised at the length and quality of the show. When you enter the theater you are given a card which represents the tribal group you belong to.......this is so you know when it is your...More

1  Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We did the rain forest tram and tribal dance as our excursion at Icy Straits Point. So much of the old culture is getting lost these days. It was refreshing to see the band keeping it going. There were some of the high school students...More

1  Thank Art_and_Cathy
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2 August 2016|
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Yes, the price is $24.95 and you can purchase at Icy Strait Point.