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Robes that Dance

...Celebration 2000: Restoring Balance Through Culture," with permission from Sealaska Heritage Institute I n the rain forest of Alaska live the Tlingit people whose woven textiles are alive with power. Created as ceremonial regalia, the weavings are...
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Nervous energy: Red squirrels enliven the winter forest

As winter settles in on the forests of Alaska, wildlife quiets down. Most songbirds are gone, and mammals such as bears, bats and marmots are hibernating. But red squirrels...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...start in Alaska. His heart and home were open to people in need and he worked to protect the wetlands, animals and forests of Alaska. He is survived by his wife Marjorie Wyland Schmiege, son Bret Donald and daughter-in-law Emily Kane, and...
Wood chip-heating solution is not backed by science

...wood- burning proposal honestly, however, errors abound in the acceptance of the hypothesis that wood from the forests of Alaska is a clean, renewable, carbon- neutral source of energy. Simple observation confirms that Southeast Alaska contains...
Keeping a watch on Trumpeter Swans

...population in the vicinity of Yellowstone National Park. We now know a few survived in Alberta and in the Boreal Forest of Alaska. Alaska Trumpeters have increased from about 3,000 in 1968 to over 20,000 this year. Trumpeters nest in the...
Bison hunt is a step back into Alaska's history

...giant longhorn steppe bison became extinct. Wood bison adapted to life in the north, grazing in the meadows and forests of Alaska and Canada. The smaller plains bison thrived farther south and formed the famous buffalo herds of the American Great...


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