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Tongass Museum seeks farming and food production artifacts

The Tongass Historical Museum is currently seeking farming and food production artifacts for their upcoming exhibit, "Grown on the Rock," opening March 27. They are seeking objects from early homesteads, food gardens...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-22/tongass-museum-seeks-farming-and-food-pro
Art
Made in Alaska: Brice Habeger's 'Swiftwater'

...history of people surviving in that region of the world," he said. "All the digging he does in the ground is to pull out artifacts, little factoids, that say, the way you live now, this hook that we found, the way that you capture fish, you've been...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/brice-habegers-swiftwater
Art
State museum lecture to focus on shipwreck artifacts

...Science and Ethics in the Care of Shipwreck Artifacts," led by Museum Conservator Ellen Carrlee...treatments are performed on shipwreck artifacts, the ethics that guide those decisions...conservator determine the right choices when artifacts can start deteriorating the moment they...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-02-28/state-museum-lecture-focus-shipwreck-arti
Art
Rainy Day Reads: The perfect book

...both improbably high walls and innumerable staircases to nowhere.It contains murdered scholars, warehouses of miraculous artifacts, power hungry aunts and a river big enough for a monster. There are lost kings, ruined civilizations, terrifying weapons...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-12-25/rainy-day-reads-perfect
Archaeologists find remains of ancient village

BETHEL - Archaeologists have found artifacts in western Alaska that they said provide...culture that has never been seen.The artifacts were uncovered by archaeologists and...village site of Arolik near Quinhagak. The artifacts include household items, jewelry and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/archaeologists-find-remains-ancient-vil
State
GCI: Juneau's Hidden History with Brian Weed

Brian Weed's photo exhibit, Juneau's Hidden History, features images of lost mine tunnels, adits and artifacts. It will be held at GCI's downtown store, located at 118 Seward St.To read a previous Empire interview with Weed, visit...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-01/gci-juneaus-hidden-history-brian-weed
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Panel supports repatriation of artifacts

JUNEAU - A review panel is supporting the repatriation of Native artifacts from two museums. Two Southeast Alaska Native clans are seeking more than 50 sacred and patrimonial objects, including a Wrangell...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112510/reg_741504381.shtml
Regional News
Tribe fighting Pa. museum over artifacts

...ANCHORAGE - An Alaska tribe has demanded the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology return artifacts the tribe considers sacred. The Anchorage Daily News said the collection includes a shaman's owl mask, brass loon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113010/sta_743445867.shtml
News
Book quirks

...physical object that is a book, because everyone has their book quirks.I have a friend who treats his books like priceless artifacts. Whenever I borrowed a book from him in high school, I was given strict admonitions against breaking the spine or dog-earing...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-10-23/book-quirks
Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...Fordham University, who describes it as: "Taking intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions, or artifacts from someone else's culture without permission. This can include unauthorized use of another culture's dance, dress...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/cultural-appropriation-and-education-maki
Art

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