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Totem Heritage gains its first Tsimshian pole

...early 20th centuries. The second generation includes poles commissioned by the federal government and the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, like the ones featured at the Saxman and Totem Bight totem parks. The third generation, however...

http://juneauempire.com/alaska/2015-07-08
Art
Yax te totem begins life anew

...Clair, a Tlingit from Hoonah, originally carved the pole in 1941, with the help of two Auke Kwan men in the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was erected at Auke Rec in 1941 by the Indian Division of the CCC under the guidance of landscape architect...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/yax-t%C3%A9-totem-begins-life-anew
Outdoors
Grant will speed restoration of Haida longhouse

...for its carvings inside.Like most wood structures do in the rain forest, it deteriorated over time.The Civilian Conservation Corps, a Depression-era work program, rebuilt it in the 1930s in Kasaan, a village on the eastern side of Prince...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-13/grant-will-speed-restoration-haida-long
State
Skaters take to the ice on Mendenhall Lake

...Monday, and said the safest place on the lake is near Skater's Cabin. The cabin was built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a warming hut for outdoor skaters, according to Forest Service archaeologist Myra Gilliam."In my skating...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-19/skaters-take-ice-mendenhall-lake
Local
Soboleff Center design reflects past and future

...President Paul Voelckers said company founder Linn Forrest came to Alaska in 1934 to join the efforts of the Civilian Conservation Corps, specifically the push to restore Alaska Native clan houses and totem poles throughout the region."He came...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-30/soboleff-center-design-reflects-past-an
Local
Empire Editorial: Wrong bill, right idea

...now heads back to committee, has a bit of a pie-in-the-sky feel. It is based on the 1930s-vintage Civilian Conservation Corps, and would put vets to work on federal lands building projects or planting trees. While not everyone needs...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-09-20/empire-editorial-wrong-bill-right-ide
Opinion
Vets jobs bill bogs down in Senate

...to committee.Supporters loosely modeled their proposal after the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation Corps used during the Great Depression to put people to work planting trees, building parks and constructing dams...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-20/vets-jobs-bill-bogs-down-senate
State
Resurrecting the Yax te totem

...with the help of two other men serving in the Civilian Conservation Corps. That same year, the pole was erected by the Indian Division of the Civilian Conservation Corps under the direction of Linn Forrest, who worked...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-09-28/resurrecting-yax-t%C3%A9-totem
Outdoors
Historical photo: Totem Carver

Item 91: Postcard photograph labeled "Alaska Native totem carver," circa 1939, by Schallerer.It appears this image was taken during the Civilian Conservation Corps federal Works Relief Program when Tlingit and Haida carvers created Southeast Alaska's totem parks.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-24/totem-carver
Local | 100 Anniversary
Historical Photo: Totem Knowledge

...corresponding history in August 1941. The photograph was taken as a public relations effort to document the Civilian Conservation Corps federal Works Relief Program when Tlingit and Haida carvers created Southeast Alaska's totem parks.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-31/totem-knowledge
Local | 100 Anniversary

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