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Wearable Art of Place: Jewelry

...metal in the early days; just how early this came into use is unclear, with estimates ranging from 1000 BC to 1000 AD.Anthropologist Frederica de Laguna - a regional expert who spent a great deal of time with Tlingit residents of Yakutat - and oral history...
Evening at Egan to feature sociocultural anthropologist Tom Thornton

...The Bird's-Eye View of Future Earth."His talk begins at 7 p.m. at the Egan Library.Thornton, a sociocultural anthropologist and a former professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, will focus on Southeast Alaskan narratives of understanding...
From the Arts desk

...Kwaan Tlingit tribe; Kootznoowoo, the Tlingit name for Admiralty Island, means "Fortress of the Bears." According to anthropologist Sergei Kan, who wrote the introductory text on Angoon for the photo book "A Russian American Photographer in Tlingit Country...
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience' many titles: poet, translator, scholar, linguist, anthropologist historian, editor, educator, anthologist. And in Juneau...then SHF) from 1983 to 1997. Chuck Smythe, cultural anthropologist and director of the Culture and History Department at SHI...
National Geographic explorer Davis to speak in Juneau May 14

Author, anthropologist and National Geographic explorer Wade Davis will be in Juneau next week to give a presentation based on his book, "The Sacred...
National Geographic Explorer to speak at JACC

The public is invited to join acclaimed author, anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis as he speaks about the Sacred Headwaters campaign at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14...
Anthropologist, author Lydia Black dies at 81

KODIAK - Anthropologist Lydia Black, who wrote several books on Alaska native culture and Alaska history, died Monday of liver failure at her home in...
Native spoons draw anthropologist to Southeast

...been in the collection of Harvard University's Peabody Museum for decades, but virtually nothing was known about them. Anthropologist Ann-Marie Victor-Howe is in Juneau from the Cambridge, Mass., museum, this month to interview Native elders and...
A crossroad and a bridge

The three volumes of anthropologist Frederica de Laguna's masterwork...of the last students of famed anthropologist Franz Boaz, de Laguna began...Laguna, loves her work as an anthropologist, and believes that preserving...
Cotten favorite for Fish and Game Commissioner

...rural communities."He understands their struggles and successes and wants them to flourish," wrote Katherine Reedy, an anthropologist working in the Aleutians. "He knows the State of Alaska so well from Adak to Barrow and all points in between."Others...


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