|Register||Groups||Members List||Search||Today's Posts||Mark Forums Read||Connect with Facebook|
Forum Home - Tlingit ‘peace’ headpiece now in Juneau museum
|LinkBack||Thread Tools||Search this Thread||Display Modes|
|09-04-2010, 01:56 PM||#1|
Tlingit ‘peace’ headpiece now in Juneau museum
By Mike Dunham
Anchorage, Alaska (AP)
Back in 1972, during a trip to Puget Sound, Nathan Jackson of Haines found himself expected to perform a Tlingit dance. But he didn’t have regalia with him, including a proper head dress. That detail turned out not to be a problem as Jackson, an expert carver, quickly whittled out the frontlet for a headpiece and – voila! – the show went on.
The details of the dance, or even the event, are long forgotten. But people remembered the headpiece. It showed a fairly normal Northwest Indian human figure -- something that would have been at home in the antiquities department of a major museum.
|Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)|
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Opening Set For Indian Museum - September 2004||Smokin' Ace||Native Issues||11||01-28-2004 03:46 PM|
Join the online community forum celebrating Native American Culture, Pow Wows, tribes, music, art, and history.
Join PowWows.com Today!
Your Guide to Native American Pow Wows Since 1996
Enjoy the benefits of being a member of PowWows.com!
Add your Pow Wow to our Calendar
Share your photos and videos
Play games, enter contests, and much more!
Pow Wow Calendar Search
- Native American Jobs
- Native American Colleges and Universities
- Native American Tribes
- Resources for Scouts
- Resources for Students and Teachers
- Resources for 1st Pow Wow Visitors