Proud Raven, Panting Wolf: Carving Alaska's New Deal Totem Parks (Art History Publication Initiative Books)
Proud Raven, Panting Wolf: Carving Alaska's New Deal
Among Southeast Alaska's best-known tourist attractions are its totem parks, showcases for monumental wood sculptures by Tlingit and Haida artists. Although the art form is centuries old, the parks date back only to the waning years of the Great Depression, when the US government reversed its policy of suppressing Native practices and began to pay Tlingit and Haida communities to restore older totem poles and move them from ancestral villages into parks designed for tourists.Dramatically altering the patronage and display of historic Tlingit and Haida crests, this New Deal restoration project had two key aims: to provide economic aid to Native people during the Depression and to recast their traditional art as part of America's heritage. Less evident is why Haida and Tlingit people agreed to lend their crest monuments to tourist attractions at a time when they were battling the US Forest Service for control of their traditional lands and resources. Drawing on interviews and government records, as well as the totem poles themselves, Emily Moore shows how Tlingit and Haida leaders were able to channel the New Deal promotion of Native art as national art into an assertion of their cultural and political rights. Just as they had for centuries, the poles affirmed the ancestral ties of...
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Boyce22Par Keepsake Christmas Hanging Ornament Flying Raven & Totem Pole Fantasy Art Ceramic Ornament Circle
Boyce22Par Keepsake Christmas Hanging Ornament Flying Raven &
These holiday ornaments feature your favorite breeds in Santa hats. They are made from Porcelain China and are approximately 3" across. Christmas Ornaments are more than merely a gift. They are also very light weight and won't weigh down the Christmas tree branches.They are enjoyed year after year as it is placed on the Christmas Tree. Perfect holliday gift for your friends, family or people you love.
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The Wolf and the Raven: Totem Poles of Southeastern Alaska
The Wolf and the Raven: Totem Poles of
The spectacular totem poles of British Columbia and Alaska, on which appear birds, animals, and unrecognizable creatures, are found nowhere else in the world. To save specimens of this now-abandoned American Indian craft and make them accessible to Alaska visitors, the United States Forest Service in 1938 began placing Tlingit and Haida totem poles in natural settings near Ketchikan, Wrangel, and Sitka. The Wolf and the Raven describes the poles, their place int he Indian culture of their day, the myths and legends they recount, and the history of the restoration program.
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Arthuryerkes Christmas Hanging Ornament Flying Raven & Totem Pole Fantasy Art Ceramic Ornament Circle 3 inch
The Wolf and The Raven (Totem Poles of SE Alaska)
Wrangell, Alaska - View of the Raven Totempole (16x24 SIGNED Print Master Giclee Print w/Certificate of Authenticity - Wall Decor Travel Poster)
Wrangell, Alaska - View of the Raven Totempole
HAND SIGNED by our Print Master to guarantee original Printed on heavy stock paper using a high-end digital press for color accuracy, durable imaging, and the highest print resolution available Art Print is 100% Made in America Fine Art Inks that are fade resistant, archival, museum-quality with acid-free pigment Print measures 16x24 and is perfect for framing. Art print will ship rolled in a thick mailer tube, protected in a water-resistant sleeve. Lantern Press is a dynamic art company that specializes in the world's leading imagery. Our collection includes original works created by our in-house art team, modern photography, home & office decor trends, antique maps, vintage posters, and everything in between. With an ever growing collection of world-renowned imagery, Lantern Press is a trendsetter known to decorate homes and major resorts - as well as the sets of commercials, films, and television shows. If you're seeking the perfect art to frame for your home or office, we're certain we have a piece you will connect with. Peruse our collection here at Amazon, featuring over 50,000 images available in multiple sizes and mediums. We'd also like to take this time to thank you if you've purchased from us before, or plan to today. You are supporting artists who care deeply about ...
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The Wolf and the Raven: Totem Poles of Southeastern Alaska
88BoydBertha Christmas Hanging Ornament Flying Raven & Totem-pole Fantasy Art Ceramic Ornament Circle
88BoydBertha Christmas Hanging Ornament Flying Raven & Totem-pole
Description: This glossy porcelain ornament is a great gift for family and friends, commemorating each holiday or special occasion, perfect for holiday decorations, these ornaments absolutely sparkle under the lights of the Christmas tree. Make a unique Souvenirs for someone special, it's a great decoration for room, kitchen, office, car,etc.
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Yiekey Three Ravens Geometric Totem Pole Mens t Shirts Cute Cotton Tees Size XXL White
Home Before the Raven Caws: The Mystery of Indiana's Alaskan Totem Pole
Home Before the Raven Caws: The Mystery of
From 1905 until 1939, an authentic Alaskan totem pole stood in the Indianapolis neighborhood of Golden Hill. How it got there — and what happened to it — became a mystery that was in danger of being lost.
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- ASIN: 1578601266
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Our Totem Is The Raven (1972)
Fifteen-year-old David has little interest in his cultural heritage. His grandfather takes him in...
Story Time for Kids 🌞 Raven 📚 by Gerald McDermott ☀ Northwest Native American Tale 📖 Picture Book
Welcome to Story Time with A & J Sparkle! Today we will be reading: 🌞 Raven: A Trickster Tale fro...
Nancy Jackson's Raven Dance at First Celebration 1982
Nancy Jackson performs her famous Raven Dance at the first Celebration in 1982. She was always a ...