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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Seeking Applications for Sitka National Historical Park 2012

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Date: January 21, 2012

Sitka National Historical Park (January 20, 2012):
Sitka National Historical Park is accepting applications now through March 1, 2012, for its summer 2012 Artist-in-Residence Program. For more than a century, the park has fostered the preservation and perpetuation of Southeast Alaska Native arts. The Artist-in-Residence program builds upon that tradition by offering park visitors and the community an opportunity to see Alaska Native heritage through the eyes of contributing artists.

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Totem hall at Sitka National Historical Park

Alaska’s Governor John Brady asked leaders from several southeast Alaska villages to donate totem poles for public exhibitions outside of Alaska, and eventually, for display at Sitka’s popular public park. More than a dozen Tlingit and Haida poles were placed along the park’s trail in 1906. More...