Stl’aa – Slana River Interp Sign


Upriver Interpretation Sign for Slana River

Stl'aa - Slana River Interp Sign

Stl’aa Na’ , Rear River, Slana River.

You’ve entered a watershed, the northeastern edge of a vast system that drains a ring of great mountains.  The Slana’s clear waters began at the foot of the Alaska Range and in Mentasta uplands.

Barry Lopez’s words on this sign are from a story called “Drought” in River Notes and are reprinted with the author’s permission.