Yaakwdáat means canoe rebounded. The english “Yakutat” is close enough to keep as title for this magnificent biogeographic province. On the long, surf-pounded outer coast beaches, safe canoe landings are precious and far between, and it’s fitting that this province is named for one.

Ankau salt lagoons at Gus’k’iyee Kwáan Aaní, under cloud peoples’ land (Ocean Cape)