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Empire Editorial: Restoring history requires many small steps

...efforts by bidding on art objects that become available through foreign auctions.Rather than send the art to a private collector, the foundation sends the art back to the clan, tribe or group it belongs to.This is a noble effort and one we'd...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-07/empire-editorial-restoring-history-re
Opinion
When auction house looks to Tlingit art, the sacred goes on sale

...Kiks.adi clan, and Henrikson agreed that the evidence that exists supports this. But since it is being sold by a private collector, repatriation is not an option."I think it's a distinctive enough tradition that's really identified with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-16/when-auction-house-looks-tlingit-art-sa
State | Local
Rare Tlingit warrior's helmet captures $2 million at auction

...exist was recently sold to a private collector for what is believed to be a...the helmet and its sale to a private collector also came as a shock to Tlingit...The most I can say is a private collector," he said. "Even for minor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060208/loc_285422202.shtml
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
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
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
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
Lion skull heads for Los Angeles auction

...skull has not been carbon-dated, but it could be between 20,000 and 30,000 years old. The skull belonged to a private collector in St. Louis. Lindgren said the skull will be among 900 pieces at the auction. He said it's one of three natural...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112708/reg_360661485.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Preview: Stephen Jackson: A carving prodigy 8/27/98

...never happen,'' he said. One of Stephen's totems is in Anchorage at a veterans' facility; the other is with a private collector in Tennessee. He's been commissioned to do another carving for a shopping center in Virginia. He's worked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082798/totem.html
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