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Robes that Dance

...Chilkat robes. The power contained in the robes derives from the presence of all...There is no personal ownership of the robes. Descendants of each family are...regalia-they are custodians of the future. The robes provide a link to our ancestors and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-08/robes-dance
Local | Celebration
Weaving a new Native narrative in museums

...by Tlingit artist Clarissa Rizal. The robe was completed on June 4 and handed off to Dartt during Celebration 2014. The robe took a year to weave. The Chilkat...Shx'at Kwaan dance group wearing the robe on Thursday evening, clarifying that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-15/weaving-new-native-narrative-museums
Local
Sitka Native artist mixes science with art

...Northern Wild Sheep and Goat conference.Rofkar finished the robe - using goat wool collected over 17 and a half years...to tiny beads yet to be sewn into the design.Although the robe is done - after 900 hours of work - the grant is unrestricted...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-01-06/sitka-native-artist-mixes-science-a
Neighbors
Library, Archives and Museums to offer lunchtime lecture series

...in supporting roles -- completed the robe after 1800 hours of volunteer labor. The robe was then ceremonially "brought out...Walter Soboleff. The weavers donated the robe to the museum with the stipulation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012011/art_772827177.shtml
Arts
Museum's Wednesday lecture to feature "Hands Across Time" robe

...dozen others, who spent more than 1,800 hours in the robe's creation. The robe was then ceremonially "brought out" at Celebration '92...time by Dr. Walter Soboleff. The weavers donated the robe to the museum with the stipulation that it be allowed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/art_780030490.shtml
Arts
This Day in History

...S. history. Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1953, "The Robe," the first movie presented in the widescreen process CinemaScope, had its world premiere at the Roxy Theater in New...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091604/sta_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...history. In 1940, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas was elected speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1953, "The Robe," the first movie presented in the widescreen process CinemaScope, had its world premiere at the Roxy Theater in New...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091605/sta_20050916005.shtml
News
Celebrating the healing power

...Angoon, acted as caretaker of the Chilkat Robes and regalia worn by the Alaska Natives during the event. He said some of the robes were more than 100 years old. Katzeek said the regalia included four Chilkat blankets, a Chilkat tunic and a tribal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092604/sta_healing.shtml
News
Photo: 'Frog Coming Out'

...Out" chilkat robe at a recent Koo-Eex (memorial party) for Martha "Monte" Littlefied held in September in Sitka. The robe was one of three Aat. ow (precious items) brought out during the memorial party. The other two items were a carved...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110907/nei_20071109009.shtml
Neighbors
Art of Place lecture series wraps up season Friday

...by Percy Kunz. Others were family heirlooms.The couple spoke about the importance of the clan crests represented on the robes, and shared some of the stories and history involved in the examples they brought to share.'"We wear our history...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-04-26/art-place-lecture-series-wraps-season-fri
Art

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