Wahhoga Village a place of peace

Wahhoga Village volunteers Ron Kauk (left) and Bill Tucker pause at Fern Spring in Yosemite National Park during a construction delay that halted traffic. The men believe Wahhoga holds educational value and the power to connect people. Photo by Allen Laman

After driving through the cones, construction vehicles and torn-up stretches of road that currently line Yosemite Valley at Yosemite National Park, Ron Kauk’s truck rolled to a stop on a quiet patch of shaded land.

He lit sage to smudge ...

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