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Northwest Coast art: a window into culture

...described as "one of the most extraordinary art traditions in Native America" by Museum of the North director Aldona Jonaitis, is difficult to trace, given the wet climate of the region and use of biodegradable materials such as wood. Worl...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/northwest-coast-art-window-culture
Art
Governor's awards ceremony set for Jan. 29 in Juneau

...Alaska Mat-Su College, PalmerAnnette Evans Smith, President and CEO, Alaska Native Heritage Center, AnchorageDr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director, University of Alaska Museum of the North, FairbanksAllison Warden, Interdisciplinary Artist and Founder...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-14/governor-awards-ceremony
Art
Governor's Awards photos

...Mat-Su College, Palmer? Annette Evans Smith, President and CEO, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage? Dr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director, University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks? Allison Warden, Interdisciplinary Artist and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-04
Art
A big night in the arts

...and has been president and CEO since 2011. ? Dr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director, University of Alaska Museum of the North, FairbanksDr. Aldona Jonaitis is widely considered one of the foremost scholars...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...com/Also winning a Governor's Award was Dr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director of the University of Alaska Museum of the...Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage? Dr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director, University of Alaska Museum of the North...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/2015-governors-awards-include-sealaska-he
Art
Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

...pole's significance. A bear on one pole may be very different from a bear on another, writes Northwest Coast scholar Aldona Jonaitis in "Discovering totem Poles," as each one would be associated with a distinct clan history.Tagaban said when...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/community-invited-gajaa-hit-pole-raisin
Local | Art
Thank you for making SHI's Tinaa Art Auction a success

...Schoonover; and live music: Jason Ullirneq Burnett and Rick Huteson of Melodic Natives Inc.Auction committee: Aldona Jonaitis, Chair, Albert Kookesh, Denise Keron, Jenny Dawson, Jerry Mackie, John Williams, Mandy Mallott, Margaret Nelson...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-09/thank-you-making-shis-tin%C3%A1-art
Neighbors
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...viewers these differences can be hard to spot.According to art historians and Northwest Coast scholars, including Aldona Jonaitis, director emerita of the University of Alaska Museum of the North, totem poles likely developed right in the Youngs...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/young-brothers-begin-work-downtown-totem-
Art
Bright moments of 2013

...Every session I attended ? from an art history session on Amos Wallace presented by Zachary Jones (standing in for Aldona Jonaitis), to a snapshot of "Our Way of Life" by Alan Zuboff of Angoon, to a round of Tlingit bingo led by Hans Chester...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-26/bright-moments-2013
Art
A long way from home

...birthplace) information for the item. For that reason, University of Alaska Museum of the North Director Dr. Aldona Jonaitis said the helmet probably didn't arrive in Springfield via an ethnographer."It's unlikely that the helmet was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-16/long-way-home
Art

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