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One of my objectives in the following chapters is to provide an account of how interpretations of natural, social, and cultural worlds became gradually disaggregated in a place where they were formerly viewed as unified, and to examine consequences of that fragmentation. 4 First I argue that local knowledge is never crudely encapsulated in closed traditions, but is produced during human encounters, rather than “discovered.” 4 Second I trace how long-contested views of nature weave uneasily through a history of encounters among humans and glaciers and into contemporary discussions about Protected Areas, parks, and a new World Heritage site that now encompasses the region.4 Environmental change local knowledge human encounters 32 three broad travel corridors across glaciers Copper River(Alaska) to Icy Bay, then on to Takutat Bay 2 nd traces travels of ta tlingit ancestor who journeyed north and west from cross sound to the alsek river, where he “discovered’ athapaskans and incorporated them in to coastal
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