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Collector robbed graves; preserved Native art

The career of Navy Lt. George Thornton Emmons is closely tied to collections of Tlingit artifacts in museums from Chicago to New York. The 19th-century collector is notorious...

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Effort may resurrect classic Tlingit book

...Mary Anderson said the company will decide soon whether to print a second edition of "The Tlingit Indians," by George Thornton Emmons and Frederica de Laguna, widely considered the definitive history of traditional Tlingit culture at its peak...

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Chief Kowee Shaman, chief and guide

...policeman, and proudly posed in his blue uniform, complete with shiny, star-shaped badge. Kowee met ethnographer George Thornton Emmons of the U.S. Navy in September 1882, shortly after Emmons was assigned to the USS Adams at Sitka. Emmons encountered...

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