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Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

...original poles in 1977, along with William Smith and Tommy Jimmie Sr.Tagaban said he has fond memories of all the original...but he was also very serious in the culture, as was Tommy Jimmie ... (Jimmie) was a wonderful man with lots of music...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/community-invited-gajaa-hit-pole-raisin
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Eagle and Raven totem poles to be raised Monday

...erected in 1977 to honor the Raven and Eagle clans of the Aak'w Kwaan Tlingit. Also on the original team of carvers was Tommy Jimmie, Ed Kunz Sr. and William Smith. The original poles were removed earlier this year due to concerns about their structural...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-25/eagle-and-raven-totem-poles-be-raised-mon
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Hands-on learning

...Hit site on Willoughby Avenue next to the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The original 26-foot poles, carved by Tommy Jimmie, Ed Kunz Jr., Ed Kunz Sr. and William Smith, are being removed due to concerns about their structural integrity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/hands-learning
Art
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...We'll try to make them proud of it."The designs of the new poles will be based on the originals, carved by Tommy Jimmie, Ed Kunz Jr, Ed Kunz Sr. and William Smith. The Raven pole will be carved this fall and the Eagle this spring. The...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/young-brothers-begin-work-downtown-totem-
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Carving of first Gajaa Hit pole nearly complete

...works will then be painted before they are installed sometime in late June.The original 26-foot poles, carved by Tommy Jimmie, Ed Kunz Jr., Ed Kunz Sr. and William Smith, are being removed due to concerns about their structural integrity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-18/carving-first-gajaa-hit-pole-nearly-com
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Logs' arrival marks official beginning of totem pole project

...Ed Kunz, Jr., who helped carve the original poles with his father, Ed Kunz, Sr., along with William Smith and Tommy Jimmie Sr. Carver Jimmie also designed the house screen at the site.Carvers for the new poles and screen have not yet been...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-30/logs-arrival-marks-official-beginning-t
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Artist: 'I love being creative'

...their crafts at the Alaska State Museum in recognition of Native American Heritage Awareness Month. Tlingit storyteller Tommy Jimmie Jr. was featured Nov. 13. His cultural education came from growing up in the Raven House in Haines and with grandfathers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112910/loc_743007094.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Watseka; aunt Harriett Reutter of Peoria and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Walter Bennett, Alex Duran, Tommy Jimmie, Dave Luther, Judson Thomas and Bobby Turner. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Glacier Valley...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050101/Com_Obit.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Prayer can make the impossible possible A Letter By TOMMY JIMMIE SR. My wife Maggie and I are Tlingit Indians of the...impossible, but nothing is impossible with the Lord. Tommy Jimmie Sr. Juneau Share this page: Print Email Reddit ...

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SHI awarded grants to commission new totem poles, screen in Juneau

...issues. The 26-foot poles were carved and painted by Tommy Jimmie, Sr., Edward Kunz, Sr., Edward Kunz, Jr., and...by William Ukas in 1896. The screen was designed by Tommy Jimmie, Sr., and painted by Ed Kunz, Sr., and Ed Kunz...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-25/shi-awarded-grants-commission-new-totem-p
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