Sitka National Historical Park Newswire

Sitka National Historical Park Newswire

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  1. Red cedar canoe under construction in SitkaRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Artists TJ Young, Tommy Joseph, and Nicholas and Jerrod Galanin are apprenticing to carve a 28-foot red cedar canoe under the direction of master carver Steve Brown. The canoe, under construction in the carving shed in Sitka National Historical Park, could be completed as soon as the end of June, or it could stretch until the end of August, when people will use it to paddle to Glacier Bay for the ceremonial return of the Huna Tlingit and the dedication of Xunaa Shuk Hit, the tribal house.

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  2. Battle of 1804Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Sitka National Historical Park

    After the Battle of Old Sitka in 1802, the Tlingit clan house leaders debated their next move. Some advised caution and diplomacy.

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  3. Reviving and Endangered ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Sea Magazine

    In a carving shed in Sitka National Historical Park, a team of five well-known carvers are continuing, and reviving, an art practiced since time immemorial - carving a wooden dugout canoe from the intact trunk of one of the Tongass National Forest's enormous trees.

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  4. Reviving an endangered artRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    In a carving shed in Sitka National Historical Park, a team of five well-known carvers are continuing, and reviving, an art practiced since time immemorial - carving a wooden dugout canoe from the intact trunk of one of the Tongass National Forest's enormous trees. Pacific Northwest Native peoples once paddled carved spruce and red cedar dugout canoes up and down the coast, but very few people know, now, how to make them.

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  5. Traditional Tlingit Dugout Canoe Being Carved At Sitka National Historical ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    An art generations old is on display at Sitka National Historical Park in Alaska, where master craftsmen are turning a giant red cedar log into a 25-foot-long Tlingit dugout canoe. The log, resting on supports in the carving shed at Sitka National Historical Park's visitor center, was cut from the forests on Prince of Wales Island.

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  6. With cedar log in hand, Southeast carvers will begin work on dugout canoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... watercraft known as dugouts. Delivery of a huge 28-foot cedar log to the carving shed at Sitka National Historical Park last week was the first step in carving a finely crafted dugout canoe, the big and rugged seagoing vessel once used in Southeast ...

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  7. Ex-chief of Sitka National Historical Park files suitRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    _ The former superintendent of Sitka National Historical Park who was terminated for the second time last month has filed a lawsuit over allegations of gender and racial discrimination. Mary Miller was terminated Dec. 31 from the National Park ...

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  8. Ex-chief of Sitka National Historical Park files suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The former superintendent of Sitka National Historical Park who was terminated for the second time last month has filed a lawsuit over allegations of gender and racial discrimination. The Sitka Sentinel reports Mary Miller was terminated from the National Park Service in accordance with a September ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals.

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  9. National Park Service Fires Highly Valued Superintendent For Refusing New JobRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    A national park superintendent who was highly valued for her performance and skills has been fired by the National Park Service for refusing to accept a job 500 miles away from her home and family. While Mary A. Miller, superintendent at Sitka National Historical Park in Alaska, initially was successful in appealing her dismissal, a federal appellate court overturned a decision by the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board and Ms.

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  10. There's trail work to do this Saturday, and you're invitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Trail head parking area, trail corridor and two lakeside designated picnic areas. In Sitka, Sitka National Historical Park is hoping volunteers will come out to enjoy the park, and to give back beginning at 8 a.m. They will be cleaning up the park ...

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  11. New Totem Pole Being Carved At Sikta National Historical ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... removal, the Cormorant Memorial Pole began the next phase of its special life cycle at Sitka National Historical Park . During a regular assessment of the park's totem poles in 2011, conservators discovered that the Cormorant Pole was beginning to ...

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  12. COBERT v. MILLERRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... ("agency"), that removed Mary A. Miller from her position as Park Superintendent of the Sitka National Historical Park ("SNHP" or "Park") in Sitka, Alaska. Ms. Miller was removed from her position after she refused a management-directed reassignment ...

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