Posted: Friday, April 23, 2004


an April 21 Empire article about Tlingit weaver Jennie Thlunaut, some clarifications are needed. Her daughter, Agnes Bellinger, accepted a national award in Washington, D.C., in September 1986, in honor of her mother. The award included a $5,000 grant. The urine used to create dyes for Chilkat blankets, according to Bellinger, is collected from new infants.

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