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Smithsonian museums feature Tlingit artwork, speakers

...History Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian Nov. 7 through 11.On Nov. 9 and 10, the National Museum of the American Indian also featured a program called "Raven Steals the Sun: A Family Celebration of Tlingit Culture" that...
For director Maynard-Losh, 'Treasure Island' marks a homecoming

It's been a while since Anita Maynard-Losh has directed a play at Perseverance Theatre; 2004's Tlingit "Macbeth" was her last local production before she moved to Washington, D.C., later that year.
Native American veterans push for recognition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Navajo Code Talkers are legendary. Then there was Cpl. Ira Hamilton Hayes, the Pima Indian who became a symbol of courage and patriotism when he and his fellow Marines raised the flag over Iwo Jima in 1945.
Alaska philanthropist Mary Louise Rasmuson dies

...Several facilities bear her name, including the Elmer and Mary Louise Rasmuson Theater at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.The family is planning a funeral mass Sept. 10 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church...
Sitka Native artist mixes science with art

...Heritage Fellowship Award and the United States Artist Fellowship. Her work has been displayed at the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institution, and the Penn Museum at University of Pennsylvania, among others.She...
Native shaman items returned

...There are some pretty old-style form lines." Two Kiks.adi masks were repatriated in March by the National Museum of the American Indian. A hat was returned a week ago from the Minnesota Museum of American Art. Ray Wilson, a Kiks.adi elder...
Celebration 2004: Director of Native museum visits Southeast

Rick West had been invited to Celebration before. But his day job, as director of the National Museum of the American Indian, had always kept him preoccupied. This year, he made Celebration a priority. West participated in Thursday's...
Tlingit history heads home

Travelers retracing a 1899 scientific expedition along Alaska's coast this month will start work where their predecessors left off.
Celebrating the healing power

By Alaska Native leader David Katzeek's count there were millions of American Indians in Washington this week when the National Museum of the American Indian opened - not just the 30,000-40,000 reported.
Why the distinction between groups?

I read the wonderful "My Turn" column by Ernestine Hayes titled, "There's plenty of government, but not much tribe" (Empire, Oct. 17).


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