Written by Robert J. Matthews
Volcanoes steam, bears forage, and craggy mountains are reflected in shimmering turquoise lakes" in one location.
As "people and culture continue to depend on the land and water," Lake Clark National Park and Preserve's Program Manager for Interpretation.
Lake Clark was created to preserve a region characterized by dynamic ecological and geological processes that have contributed to the formation of picturesque mountain landscapes.
Niles stated, "Lake Clark is a 'peopled wilderness' where traditions are passed, people gather, and a place that has been inhabited for millennia is still revered by many.
Lake Clark has been inhabited by the Dena'ina for millennia, according to the park's website.
Additionally, the Yup'ik and Sugpiaq peoples were known to have inhabited the area.
Karen Evanoff, who is Dena'ina and a cultural anthropologist at Lake Clark, stated in a video on the park's website, "We continue to live a subsistence existence.
An entire way of life and set of values and beliefs are centered on subsisting on the outdoors.