I had started with four Chilkat Indians, who were to go over the whole length of the Yukon with me.
The Chilkat blanket is an exception to the Alaskan Indian rule.
"Me Chilkat Indian," said one of the older men, addressing David and pointing to himself.
So the Chilkat people to this day make their money by going there.
The Klukwan River was a tributary of the Chilkat, rising in the mountains which should be their first objective point.
Chilkat Pass is that longest known and formerly most in vogue.
I first visited the Chilkat in 1882, when little influenced by our civilization.
A native woman, widow to a white trader, and her daughter were passengers from Juneau to Chilkat.
It was unquestionably the most widely known and elaborately ornamented house, not only at Chilkat, but in Alaska.
Chilkat—Men: Blanket or bark mat robe, shirt-coat (rare), legging-moccasins, basket hat.