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When auction house looks to Tlingit art, the sacred goes on sale

...since it is being sold by a private collector, repatriation is not an option...Repatriation Act doesn't apply to private collectors, Tlingit law dictates that...non-Native organizations or private collectors that Sealaska's attempt to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-16/when-auction-house-looks-tlingit-art-sa
State | Local
A long way from home

...some surprise that it might be identified otherwise. Tlingit war helmets are highly valued as objets d'art by private collectors. In those rare instances when one becomes available for purchase it is guaranteed to fetch top dollar. In May of 2008, one...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-16/long-way-home
Art
Scholar: Jesus cites wife in ancient script

...Tuesday at the vast conference, which drew 300 academics from around the globe.The fragment belongs to an anonymous private collector who contacted King to help translate and analyze it. Nothing is known about the circumstances of its discovery...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-19/scholar-jesus-cites-wife-ancient-scri
Not For Web
Sealaska receives artifact gift

...Institute has received a gift of more than 50 Native artifacts from an Oregon businessman, its largest donation by a private collector to date. Bob Bowlsby, chief executive officer for Oregon's Spacesaver Specialists, said he received the objects...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072802/loc_artifact.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...poles, carved house posts, screens and canoes. He has worked with universities, Native artists, museums and private collectors, and taught numerous classes on form line design. Brown will teach a two-week class on Northwest Coast Native...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062499/Ent_ebriefs.shtml
Alaskans accused of trading for walrus ivory, polar bear hides plead guilty to federal charges

...By law, only Natives living on the Alaska coast can hunt the mammals, and they can't sell the raw ivory to private collectors. Authorities believe the trading was done in two trips to Savoonga on Saint Lawrence Island, which lies in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-16/alaskans-accused-trading-walrus-ivory-p
State
Entertainment briefly

...poles, carved house posts, screens and canoes. He has worked with universities, Native artists, museums and private collectors, and taught numerous classes on form line design. Brown will teach a two-week class on Northwest Coast Native...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062499/Ent_ebriefs.html
Entertainment
From beach rocks to stone art

...and copper, he said, and when he wasn't collecting ore, he gathered crystals, selling them to museums and private collectors. McWilliams later migrated west to the coast, and bought a charter boat, he said. His knowledge of geology eventually...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082609/sta_486140116.shtml
Hat coming home to Hoonah

...Kaagwaantaan property. The Kaagwaantaan eagle hat came to the Denver Museum of Natural History in 1975 as the gift of a private collector. After Grant identified it, the Hoonah Indian Association claimed it under the Native American Graves Protection...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101099/Loc_hat.html
Local
Angoon optimistic about getting apology from Navy

...of an Athabascan girl discovered at a Knik golf course earlier this year and a 900-year-old Aleut mask from a private collector. ``The segment is mostly ceremonial and spiritual things being received home,'' said host Gary Fife. ``It...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111299/Loc_angoon.html
Local

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