Bill Chevalier and Lizzy Graignic Chevalier’s family on Stuart Island. (Contributed photo)

Bill Chevalier and Lizzy Graignic Chevalier’s family on Stuart Island. (Contributed photo)

Native American culture is still alive in San Juan Islands

Many residents can trace their roots back to the first people who lived in these lands.

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