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One for the history buffs

...Mexico relations was published in the Empire Oct. 27, we received a letter from a University of Alaska Southeast anthropology professor who wanted readers to know more about the early contact between Mexico and Alaska. We found Professor Wallace...
What's happening

...history of Alaska Native People," First in a series of Alaska State Museum docents training workshop, with anthropology Professor Daniel Montieth, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, Alaska State Museum, free. Call Mary Irvine for information...
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How the Tlingits discovered the Spanish

...this land - first met the Tlingit and Haida who lived here. Olson, a retired University of Alaska history and anthropology professor, spent the past decade learning Spanish, traveling to Spain and Mexico and studying dozens of handwritten journal...
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Historic church revisits its past

...cathedral built in North America. ``It's the heart of Russian Orthodoxy in Alaska,'' said Sergei Kan, an anthropology professor in New Hampshire who recently published ``Memory Eternal,'' a 600-page ethnographic history of two centuries...
UAS students digging for clues of past

...million trail around Auke Lake. To ensure the planned trail does not disturb any historic or cultural properties, anthropology professor Daniel Monteith offered to lead a group of students to discover what may be buried beneath and around the intended...
Slide show details Spanish exploration in Southeast

...Southeast. Olson said all Spanish officers were required to keep journals and about 24 have survived. A former anthropology professor at UAS, Olson began studying Spanish before he retired and later studied in Mexico so he could translate the...
A new kind of atlas for Southeast

...known," said editor Thomas Thornton, a former anthropology professor at University of Alaska Southeast. Thornton...Department of Fish and Game, before becoming an anthropology professor, and approached Martin about a Native place...
Dauenhauer teaches language that's on the edge

...languages in Alaska, this is the homeland, and if the language dies out here it dies out forever," he said. UAS anthropology professor Daniel Monteith says the Tlingit culture is alive and well, but the language is in need of some attention...
Ancient artifacts reclaimed, returned to Hoonah

...McCallum, the Petersburg-based Heritage Program manager for the Tongass National Forest. Robert Ackerman, an anthropology professor at WSU in Pullman, held a permit to examine sites in Glacier Bay National Park in the 1960s, said Mary Beth...
Early gillnet, other artifacts found at site place the artifacts in a Squaxin museum to be built by next summer at Kamilche in Mason County. Croes, an anthropology professor at South Puget Sound Community College, said the site has potential national significance because of the perishable...


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