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Northwest Coast Art History Cruise

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Date: March 16, 2009

The University of Alaska Southeast will conduct the Northwest Coast Art History Cruise on July 27-August 3, 2009. This is a partnership program with Sitka National Historical Park and is funded through a National Park Service grant. During the course, students participate in weaving and carving workshops, while being introduced to southeast Alaska Native arts and cultures within the surrounding communities of Sitka, Kake, Hoonah, and Juneau. More information ...

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Map of Alaska and the continental United States

On January 3, 1959, Alaska was admitted as the 49th state of the Union. The 49-star American flag was flown in Sitka for the first time on July 4 of that year.