Beautiful Tanignak Lake, Woody Island, Alaska (the source of this site’s name)
Welcome to Tanignak.com!
To Browse The Articles, Start At The
“Online Articles” Link (Top Left, Above)
To Check Out Our Original Music,
Click on the “Stone Table String Band” Link
(Lower Right Corner, Above)
Tanignak.com is the web home of the Wilson McKinley Jesus Rock band, the
Stone Table String Band, and web articles and photo essays by Timothy Smith. Here
you’ll find articles on Kodiak Island, Alaska history, including the stories of Camp
Woody’s first 50 years, the voyages of the Mission Boat Evangel, tales of the Alaskan
village of Ouzinkie from the 1950s through the mid-1970s, California-based stories
of Vietnamese refugees in America (see “Online Articles” link above), and much more.
Tanignak.com has been online since 1999! Among the most recent changes: the “How
to Get to Kodiak” link above takes you to new or updated tales of transportation
on Grumman amphibians, Lockheed Constellations, the Alaska Steamship Company, and
much more. Just use the photos on the new index page as your links to the articles.
Follow the link buttons in the above grid to your area of interest.
Please check out the music products, including the sound sample pages for the Wilson
McKinleyand theStone Table String Band. There are twoNEWmusic CDs (with sound
samples and info pages) and a newly-remastered edition of our great Christmas CD
to check out at the newCD Music Page.This site features secure PayPal links.