As spring passes and summer approaches, my mind always turns to harvesting on the land with my plant people community. Right now, it’s almost time to harvest my favorite treat … Read more
Guest Blog by Heather Evoy
Heather Evoy is the Indigenous Engagement Lead at Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Heather was born and raised in Ketchikan and is an Alaska Native, Tsimshian, and Tlingit. Heather has lived in Juneau since 2012 where she enjoys harvesting, advocating for plant knowledge, and connecting with the land. She and her two children enjoy being members of two intertribal dance groups and learning their Tsimshian ancestral language of S’malgyax. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Alaska Southeast with focus areas on Anthropology and Environmental Sciences.