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    Ketchikan Totems

    While in Ketchikan for the Alaska Library Conference, I discovered it is an important place for art from many cultures. Southeast Alaska is the traditional home for Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian Indians. They all make complex and beautiful art, and…

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    Welcome to Ketchikan, AK!

    I’m in Ketchikan for the Alaska Library Association (AkLA) conference. It’s a great Southeast Alaskan town with its own culture and history. The Tongass and Cape Fox Tlingit people fished in this area for hundreds of years near the mouth…