The Alaskan Expedition

Originally Published in 1923

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Mr. Louis Shotridge, who left for Alaska last spring, has made his headquarters at Haines, from which place journeys have been made along the coast in different directions carrying out the plans outlined for this Alaskan work. When navigation is opened in the spring these plans will be carried forward by more extended journeys by water. It is only in the more inaccessible villages of the islands and in the fiords of the mountainous mainland that collections of the old arts and crafts of Southeastern Alaska can be obtained. In some of these villages the old customs still prevail and the picturesque paraphernalia of the dance, the tribal costume and house furnishing are still to be seen.

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"The Alaskan Expedition." The Museum Journal XIV, no. 1 (March, 1923): 21-21. Accessed February 21, 2024.

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