It was like a big family reunion – a rare collection of Chilkat weaving, hosted at the Alaska State Museum in May with dancing and drumming – and leaving the same way on Saturday, in a ceremony of fencing.
On this Friday afternoon in Juneau, one last look at why this exhibition was a defining moment for the weavers of the Southeast Coast, how they hope its impact will continue long after its end.
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Listen to all the interviews:
Part 1. Alaska State Museum’s Steve Henrikson and Jackie Manning and weaver Lani Hotch discuss the impact of the Spirit Wraps Around You exhibit on Raven’s Tail and Chilkat weaving, which ends this weekend.
Part 2. Pastor Tari Stage Harvey and Lieutenant Jeremy Weske of the Juneau Police Department on the need for police and clergy to build relationships.
Part 3. Brenda Wright of the Juneau Audubon Society explains how “October Big Day” plays an important role in the citizen science movement.
Rhonda McBride hosted Juneau’s Afternoon Friday, which airs at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at ktoo.org, and repeated at 4:00 p.m. on KRNN 102.7.