Educator, fisherman, raconteur... Syd Wright served as Petersburg's unofficial historian, captivating visitors with his wit and eloquence.
Wrights vivid stories include descriptions of historic events, Tlingit culture, commercial fishing and the formation of the 49th state. He recounts his feelings about Alaska communities, the land, its creatures and its beauty.
This program is part of our series of John Sabella productions.
Syd Wright's Alaska
Thursday, November 20