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Carved history

Carved history

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Totem poles -- Alaska -- Sitka,
  • Haida sculpture,
  • Tlingit sculpture,
  • Indian sculpture -- Northwest Coast of North America,
  • Sitka National Historical Park (Sitka, Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17623953M
    OCLC/WorldCa55856268

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