Chickens might be more accurately described as livestock, but people do become attached.
A rattle attributed to woodcarver Kadjisdu.axch, who lived 200 years ago in a village near modern-day Wrangell, recently sold at auction for $504,500. The Tlingit artist influences carvers in Southeast Alaska to this day.
COO Lee Kadinger hopes Sealaska Heritage Institute will be relocated by the end of January. The grand opening of the Walter Soboleff Center is May 15.
Mary Anne Wick crafts jewelry from porcupine quills. She had one of 155 booths at last weekend’s Public Market, which drew artists and vendors from all over Alaska.