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Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

...The Wasgo Totem Pole, or Old Witch Totem, in the State Office Building atrium, which originally stood in the village of Sukkwan and was made by Haida carver Dwight Wallace in 1880.To see a list of local totem poles, visit http://juneauempire...
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Totem is one of oldest originals standing in Southeast

...magnificent Haida pole originally stood at old Sukkwan, a Haida village on the coast of Prince...commercial paint. An undated photo of Sukkwan in the AHC Photography Core File shows...photographs which show it standing in Sukkwan. This pole can no longer be preserved...
Juneau's economic engine is changing

...and problems. I find it worthwhile to remember the names and places where towns no longer exist - Loring, Hadley, Howkan, Sukkwan, Lab Bay and Port Houghton - places where people lived, worked, played and eventually left. They left when there was no...
Writers get to work in November

...was writing his first book, the short story collection "Legend of a Suicide." The pivotal moment of the central story, "Sukkwan Island," came a complete shock to him even as he was writing it down, Vann said, an intense experience that really impressed...
Don't poison the land, sea, air of Long Island

...belonged to the Haida people and there is an old village site there called Howkan. Our ancestors lived there before moving to Sukkwan and then on to Hydaburg. They did a lot of subsistence gathering on Long Island as well. Sound off on the important issues...
Bright moments of 2010

...his own life from several angles, exploring possible outcomes of the same tale. The pivot point of the central story, "Sukkwan Island," is searing, brilliant and unforgettable. Sue Kraft's exhibit at the Alaska State Museum Kraft's paintings...
A list of local totem poles

...StreetsCarver: Haida carver Dwight Wallace, 1880, installed 1977Details: This Haida totem pole originally stood in the village of Sukkwan and was carved for the Quit'aas clan. Friendship TotemLocation: Juneau Courthouse Lobby, on Fourth Street between Main...
Southeast Sagas: Alaska goes to St. Louis - 1904

...he was able to retrieve 20 poles - from the Tlingit villages of Tuxekan and Klawock and from the Haida villages of Howkan, Sukkwan, Old Kasaan and Koinglas. (When the seven months of the Exposition were over, he had some of the poles transported by steamer...
The life you save may be your own: Writer David Vann visits Johnson Youth Center

...homestead, just the two of them, for a year up near Fairbanks. (Vann explores a similar scenario in the haunting novella "Sukkwan Island," part of the story collection "Legends of a Suicide," a New York Times editor's choice 2008.)Vann also inherited...
Ted Nugent set for court date in illegal kill case

...Alaska town of Ketchikan, his attorney said.The plea agreement says Nugent illegally shot and killed the bear in May 2009 on Sukkwan Island in southeast Alaska days after he wounded a bear in a bow hunt, which counted toward a state seasonal limit of one...


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