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

Arthuryerkes Christmas Hanging Ornament Flying Raven & Totem

Our ornaments are made using fine white porcelain with a flawless glossy glaze finish. Easy Hang From The Christmas Tree, A perfect way to celebrate Christmas and get in the holiday spirit.

  • Color: white
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The Wolf and The Raven (Totem Poles of SE Alaska)

The Wolf and The Raven (Totem Poles of

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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 ...

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Lantern Press
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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 are described. Also, the totem pole's place in Indian culture of their day, the myths and legends they recount, and the history of the restoration program.

  • ASIN: B0007GN0J0

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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  • ASIN: B079FTYXL5

Yiekey Three Ravens Geometric Totem Pole Mens t Shirts Cute Cotton Tees Size XXL White

Yiekey Three Ravens Geometric Totem Pole Mens t

Any questions or problems to our products or service, please email us freely, we will reply and solve it for you ASAP

  • Color: White
  • Brand: Yiekey-men-tee
  • ASIN: B07B6KDLNW

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.

  • Brand: Brand: Clerisy Press, Guild Press of Indiana
  • ASIN: 1578601266
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