Grace Dawson pauses at a beam of light shining into the Kwakiutl Big House while performing the salmon dance as part of the Earth Day salmon fry release.

Pitching in for Earth Day

Communities comes together for clean up efforts on Earth Day.

Earth Day is always a great time to take a look at our surroundings and realize that we are lucky enough to live in one the most pristine and beautiful places on Earth.

Unfortunately, some take it for granted and mar our green spaces through thoughtless dumping.

The next generation were at the forefront of cleanup efforts this Earth Day, as a wide variety of events were held to mark the day.

We will put a slideshow of the day’s events on the Gazette website but for now enjoy these shots…