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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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/alaska-books-roundup-2013
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/young-brothers-begin-work-downtown-totem-
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Alaska on the page, 2012

...descriptions that set the poles in their historical context."Seekers and Travellers: Contemporary Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast" by Gary Wyatt; University of Washington Press. A collection of work by 36 acclaimed Northwest coast artists...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-12-13/alaska-page-2012
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A Weaver's tale

...pieces imitate the styles originally woven by the Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Aleut and Eskimo peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast and the Gulf of Alaska. Born and raised in Juneau, Parker attended Monterey Pacific College for two years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081803/loc_weaver.shtml
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Century-old canoe being restored

...was fashioned about 1900. It was restored this week by Steve Brown, an artist and author who specializes in Pacific Northwest Coast Native artifacts. Brown, formerly associate curator for North American Art at the Seattle Art Museum, retired...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110900/Loc_Canoe.html
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Cedar and Silver

...I've 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021801/Ins_amoswallace.html
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061605/sta_20050616051.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021801/Ins_amoswallace.shtml
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-08/burke-museum-launches-new-program-support
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071501/Ins_Gosshawjk.shtml
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