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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
Educator Spotlight: Amy Lloyd

...It was fun! A few other engaging projects have been sewing a quilt for American History, and creating ancient Egyptian artifacts. For language arts classes, I am passionate about having my students write and being able to comment and guide their writing...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-22/educator-spotlight-amy-lloyd
Neighbors
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
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
Researchers find artifacts in ancient Alaska village

...000-year-old village called Nuvuk when they found Ipiutak artifacts. The artifacts are the first evidence of Ipiutak activity to be...they were thriving at Point Hope. Jensen said the artifacts are dated from 310-380 A.D. although carbon-dating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102008/sta_346404331.shtml
Shipwreck artifacts recovered near Homer

HOMER - Dive teams recovered 140-year-old artifacts from the USS Torrent that were put on display Tuesday, the Coast Guard said. The shipwreck is in Coal Bay near Homer. Salvage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071608/reg_304743242.shtml
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
Art
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
Photographer focuses on old mines, artifacts

...on daily life, with compositions that combine abandoned objects with the scene where he found them. Some of his favorite artifacts found in miner's cabins include food orders from the Model Cafe, a half-completed handwriting workbook and correspondence...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-26/photographer-focuses-old-mines-artifact
State

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