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Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...carve a Tlingit pole is not unusual, Joe said. Traditionally, there were active trade routes up and down the Pacific Northwest coast, and the Haidas were often asked to provide canoes and totems for the Tlingits and others due to the abundance...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...Robin K. Wright And Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse. This books showcases objects from the Burke Museum's collection of Pacific Northwest Coast art works, focusing on the late 20th and early 21st century. (University of Washington Press, June 2013) CHILDRENS...
Burke Museum launches new program to support Native art and artists

...continue Bill Holm's legacy at the museum. It is one of the premier centers for the study of Native arts of the Pacific Northwest Coast, providing hands-on learning opportunities for Native artists to study historical art in person, and connecting...
Fossils may reveal tsunami warnings

...Seismologists have known for some time that really big quakes with the potential to create a killer tsunami hit the Pacific Northwest coast every 500 years on average. But the interval in between can vary from just a few centuries to 1,000 years...
Sealaska Heritage to collect migration stories, songs of Tlingits

...Alaska was first peopled by Asians who traveled along the southern coast of the land bridge and then along the Pacific Northwest coast and into the interior of North America through river valleys, Fifield said. Scientists used to believe that...
After the elusive goshawk

...of the Queen Charlotte goshawk, a subspecies of the more common Northern goshawk, which lives throughout the Pacific Northwest coast. The Northern goshawk is a predatory bird, generally the size of a large raven, found in much of the United...
Sitka black-tailed deer spotted in Anchorage

...It wouldn't be out of the question that one could make it to Anchorage." Native to Southeast Alaska and the Pacific Northwest coast, the deer were introduced to Hawkins and Hinchinbrook islands in the early 1900s and have spread throughout the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...admired his work over the years," said Steve Brown, a Seattle based artist and author who specializes in Pacific Northwest Coast Native artifacts. "I thought he played an important role in doing the work at a time when it wasn't as widely...
Northwest at risk of megaquake like one in Chile

LOS ANGELES - Just 50 miles off the Pacific Northwest coast is an earthquake hotspot that threatens to unleash on Seattle, Portland and Vancouver the kind of damage that has shattered Chile...
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International scientists return to waters off Russia to track rare western Pacific gray whales

...endangered animal left the Asian coast, crossed the Bering Sea and swam south along Alaska, British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest coasts.Researchers are back in Russia to see whether the feat will be repeated by other Pacific gray whales.A science...


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