From left to right, Shar Fox, Gail Smith, Rebecca Burns, Martha Crow and Dorothy Palmer learn from Juneau School District Indian Studies instructor and artist Goldie Barr, far right, during a docent training workshop March 4 at the Alaska State Museum. About 20 people gathered for this first docent training session of the year, which showed the new and returning docents the correct way to prepare and stitch processed seal and other animal intestine for making traditional Alaskan Native waterproof parkas, windows and skylights. This was the first in a series of docent training workshops Saturdays during March and April. The Alaska State Museum needs a few more docents. For more information, call 465-2901. Courtesy of Mathew Brock.
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