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Fall Arts Preview: Season of beginnings

...m. and River Talk storytelling events, which begin Nov. 5.First Friday Oct. 2: Portrait of Lani Hotch in Tlingit regalia by Lea Cole Wright presented to Kimberly Strong and the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center, and exhibition of "The...
More than a building

...but... he also taught us the word of respect for our culture," said speaker Bill Thomas, who loaned historic Tlingit regalia to the building's museum."Our people have been through a lot, to the point where 50 years ago, this might not...
Alaska Arts Confluence Presents First Friday in Haines 2013, I made several visits to (Alaska Indian Arts) and was intrigued by the jumble of precious old items of Tlingit regalia in Lee Heinmiller's closet next to the totem carving room," said Catotti, explaining the inspiration for her...
AFN 2014: From regalia to couture find a way to always have a little bit of seal skin with her, without breaking rules about wearing ceremonial Tlingit regalia as regular clothing. Shaaxsaani was one of more than 180 artists who participated in the AFN art fair Friday.Her...
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Weaving, writing and arithmetic

...She said the weaving project, which Johnson said is meant to show the students the work that goes into traditional Tlingit regalia, is no walk in the park."Your shoulder gets tense and your fingers cramp up," Mallory said.Her friend, 12-year-old...
On Halloween, aim to scare, not offend

...and I regularly wear a silver carved bracelet made by a Tlingit artist, but we have to know when to draw the line. Tlingit regalia is not a costume. Despite the painted face, Geisha isn't a costume. And take that bindi off your forehead, because...
STAR backstage: learning the language

...the Back of the Boat," performers wear a base costume with added elements - octopus bags, a bear skin cape and Tlingit regalia. As director of the program this summer, I was able to peek in on the 42 actors as they rehearsed the past four...
what's happening

...Tuesdays-Saturdays. $3 for adults, youth under 18 free. Call 465-2901 for more information. "The Glory of Glaciers," "Tlingit Regalia" and "Panoramic Photographs," shows noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, at the Juneau Douglas City Museum...
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Fifth grade not too early to think about college

...assistant professor of anthropology, had students identify locations with a tape and compass, showed them contemporary Tlingit regalia displayed in the university library, and spread out on a table some objects. He asked them which objects were manmade...
what's happening

...under 18 free. Call 465-2901 for more information. "Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," "Tlingit Regalia" and "Panoramic Photographs," shows 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday...
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