Noted Weaver Teri Rofkar to Present Evening Program and T-Shirt Signing
Contact: Becky Latanich, 907-747-0132
SITKA NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK – Sitka National Historical Park will host noted weaver Teri Rofkar for an evening program and t-shirt signing on Tuesday, July 29th at 7:00 p.m. at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Theater. Teri, whose Tlingit name is Chas' Koowu Tla'a, won the 2014 Sitka National Historical Park T-Shirt design contest for her rendering of traditional Tlingit basket designs.
Did You Know?
The transfer of Alaska from Russia took place in Sitka. On October 18, 1867, the Russian flag was lowered on Castle Hill, home of Alaska's Russian governors, the American flag was raised, and a brief exchange of statements completed the transfer of Alaska to the United States.