Salmonstockers lay it down for wild fish

Posted on August 5, 2013 

500 participants in the Ninilchik music festival celebrating salmon took positions for a photo as pilot Mike Neese flew over.

CARL JOHNSON

Salmonstock organizers report that more than  5,000 people attended the music festival in Ninilchik last weekend. More than 50 bands performed on four stages during the event.
Among the traditions of the festival has been participants arranging themselves for an aerial photograph, typically with a political message. This year's involved 500 people arranged around a fabric design featuring letters made with alder branches, the work of Homer artist Mavis Muller, best known for her burning basket events.
And here is the result.

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