Slideshow: Tommy Joseph’s “Rainforest Warriors” and Kay Field Parker’s “Playing with Lightning”

Four armed, armored figures display Tlingit war gear created by Sitka's Tommy Joseph as part of the Alaska State Museum's "Rainforest Warriors" exhibit. It's one of three Alaska shows tourists will see this season.

Yew Woman helmet, part of the "Rainforest Warriors" exhibit.

Two figures display Tlingit war gear created by Sitka's Tommy Joseph as part of the Alaska State Museum's "Rainforest Warriors" exhibit.

The Marten Helmet, part of the "Rainforest Warriors" exhibit.

The Brown Raven helmet, part of Tommy Joseph's "Rainforest Warriors" exhibit.

Part of "Playing with Lightning," Kay Field Parker’s ravenstail weaving exhibit at the Alaska State Museum.

Detail of a weaving in Kay Field Parker’s Alaska State Museum show “Playing with Lightning.”

Ravenstail weavings from Kay Field Parker’s summer show called “Playing with Lightning.”

A sun design is part of one of Kay Field Parker’s ravenstail weavings on exhibit at the Alaska State Museum.

Leggings from the "Playing with Lightning" exhibit.

Here’s a slideshow of two Alaska State Museum summer exhibits Tommy Joseph’s “Rainforest Warriors” and Kay Field Parker’s “Playing with Lightning.” Click on any image to see a larger version.