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Kupreanof fossils paint picture of a warm and ancient Earth

...Forest Service geologist Jim Baichtal, geoarchaelogist Ian Putnam, Kirk Johnson, paleobotanist and Director of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, and Ketchikan artist Ray Troll, along with a film crew, went to Kupreanof Island in early...
Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

...Almost all of NASA shut down, except for Mission Control in Houston, and national parks closed along with the Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo. Even the zoo's popular panda cam went dark, shut off for the first time since a cub was...
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Biologist finds trove of sponges

...authenticated at one of several qualified museums. Stone and his colleagues have sent several of the sponges to the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. They have named 11 of the 28 new species so far, mainly with names of the Aleutian Islands...
An American voice

...documentary on American literature entitled "American Passages." Tapahonso has served on the board of trustees for the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, on the board of directors of the American Indian Law Resource Center and on literature...
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Kodiak artist takes Alutiiq artwork to Smithsonian Institution

...Haakanson-Crow and her husband, Kyle Crow, were kept remarkably busy at the Nov. 4-6 festival at the Smithsonian museums of natural history and American Indian. Through out the event, visitors to the Smithsonian saw myriad cultural...
Alaska Digest

Tlingit artist crafts canoe for exhibit at Smithsonian museum Sound off on the important issues at JUNEAU - A Tlingit artist will make a traditional, cedar canoe for an exhibit at the Smithsonian's...
Totem pole to be raised at museum in Chicago

...Repatriation Act passed in 1990. The repatriated poles were taken by from Cape Fox by Harriman Expedition in 1899. "The Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C., the Burke Museum in Seattle and the Field Museum in Chicago wanted poles to replace the...
East meets Northwest Coast

...New York City. The museum, located in front of the U.S. Capitol Building, opened in 2004 and is one of 18 Smithsonian museums. Boxley's pole is the first Tsimshian work to be displayed there.Boxley was raised by his grandparents, from...
Lakota Sioux dance troupe to perform at JAHC

...The group is a highly respected Native dance group that has performed in many venues, including performing at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. "Originally we were just going to do one (student show) but it sold out instantly...
Smithsonian museums feature Tlingit artwork, speakers

A 3-D replica of a Southeast Alaska Tlingit Dakl'aweidi (Killer Whale) clan crest hat will be exhibited at Q?rius, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's new interactive learning environment scheduled to open Dec 12.


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