The Matanuska Glacier makes for a great day trip from Anchorage, because there’s lots to see and do in the area.
The falls often freeze in winter producing ice-sculptures.
Their ancestors ensured the survival of the Pilgrims in New England, and lived to regret it.
Now, contemporary Wampanoag people are asserting in their Native tongue, Âs Nutayuneân—We Still Live Here.
From the deck you can see the picturesque Thunder Bird Falls.
The Inside Passage is a sheltered waterway which runs between the Pacific Coast Islands and these cruises tend to be more scenic with calm, flat waters offering a relaxed passage between ports of call.
My Grandmother Told Me We Have Indian Blood: Memory, Heritage and Native American Identity In this revealing history of Cherokee migration and resettlement, "The Cherokee Diaspora", Gregory Smithers uncovers the origins of the Cherokee diaspora and explores how communities and individuals have negotiated their Cherokee identities, even when geographically removed from the Cherokee Nation.
(Library of Congress) We Still Live Here | Âs Nutayuneân This film tells a remarkable story of language recovery and cultural revival by the Wampanoag of Southeastern Massachusetts.
Other cruises from Seattle to Alaska offer Seward as part of their itinerary which is the gateway port for Anchorage.
These longer cruises usually span over a 13 or 14 day period and cover everything you would want to see on your Alaskan cruise.