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Friday Night Insight Programs
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center
50 Main Street - Ketchikan, Alaska
Last updated:November 03, 2004

Every Friday evening from 7 to 8 PM the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center at 50 Main Street presents free audiovisual and speaker programs in the theater. We invite you to join us for education and entertainment about Alaska's ecosystems, wildlife, natural resources, public lands and native cultures.


November 2004 Programs



November 5:

"Bringing the Public Into Our Way of Life, from Cradle to Grave"
Bill Thomas, Native Elder and long time Ketchikan resident, will give a panel presentation and lead discussions about the Native way of life.


November 12:

No program scheduled due to Veteran's Day.


November 19:

"Archaeological Investigations at On Your Knees Cave, Prince of Wales Island"
In July 1996 paleontologists working in a cave on the northern Prince of Wales Island discovered the partial skeleton of a man who lived at the site over 10,000 years ago. Dr. E. James Dixon, from the University of Colorado at Boulder has just completed a fifth season of archaeological investigations at On Your Knees Cave in 2004. Tonight he will share his understanding of the person whose remains were found, as well as the results of investigations of a campsite located outside the cave. He will place his research in the context of evolving theories of the "Peopling of the Americas".


November 26:

No program scheduled due to the holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!!




The Alaska Natural History Assoc. bookstore will be open each night.

50 Main St., Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 228-6220 * Fax (907) 228-6234 * TDD (907) 228-6237
E-mail r10_Ketchikan_Alaska_Info@fs.fed.us

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