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Totem Heritage Center Kanayama Cultural Exchange Program
Photo Essay courtesy Ketchikan Museums

March 24, 2004
Wednesday - 1:00 am

Ketchikan, Alaska - Since 1998, a favorite annual event at the Totem Heritage Center is a visit by the students from Ketchikan's sister city, Kanayama, Japan. This year Linda Schrack, Haida, and her family provided the cultural interpretation for this program.



Linda Schrack (right) assisting Kanayama students with a Northwest Coast Native
regalia project, an eagle design headband.



Participants created their own button designs.



Wilfred Agoney (button robe) demonstrates how to do the Eagle Dance.



Kanayama students 'soar like eagles' to the beat of a Haida drum!



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