Photos: Preserving Native artifacts

Photos by Brian Wallace

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2008

Rosita Worl, first, president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, holds ahistoric carved Haida feast ladle Thursday that is one of the 300 cultural objects at a new research center located on the third floor of Sealaska Plaza.

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The institute built the research center to accommodate its growingcollections and to better serve the general public and researchersstudying Southeast Alaska Native cultures. Second, a detail of a historic carved Haida feast ladle shows the figure of a killer whale.





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