Echoes of the Tongass brings to light the story of the struggle to save Alaska’s wilderness. Set in the mid-twentieth century, the film follows a group of locals as they strive to start the first conservation organization in Southeast Alaska. Faced with criticism from the public, and threats from the workforce, the group shows the true meaning of dedication and gives a new value to the wilderness area they fought for. With its simple inspiring message, Echoes of the Tongass shines as a beacon of hope and sets the example for success in the current environmental struggle.
This film was made by Pioneer Videography in collaboration with the Sitka Conservation Society.