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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Youth Invited for Regalia Portrait

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Date: May 15, 2008

Sitka youth ages 2 to 18 are invited to be part of a community photographic portrait of youth wearing traditional cultural regalia. Those interested should meet at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center on Saturday, May 31st, at 10:00 a.m. This event is sponsored jointly by the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, the Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center, and Sitka National Historical Park. For more information please call 747-0110.

Did You Know?

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...