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FROM those three mining towns,--Juneau, Douglas and Treadwell,—close clustered at the head of Gastineau Channel, it is just one hundred miles to Skag ...
... we drift north through Lynn Canal, I'd like to gossip about totem poles, ... first long, graceful and sharp-pointed Northwest Indian canoes. A totem pole is a ...
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THE problem of this chapter can best be suggested by the following statement regarding the Algonkin : They possess an unsystematic belief in a cosmic ...
... the numina, or emblem, of the rat totem. This emblem is rubbed ... the consecration of hearts and tongues, ceremonies of anointing the sacred pole, planting ...
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WE have, so far, only glanced at the most obvious of all the parallels between early colonial days in Alaska and in New England. ...
... were describing a tropical Pacific Island, and some of their strange totem birds are ... dropped (sometimes alive) into the hole in which the totem pole or the ...
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Of even greater ceremonial significance than the possession of crests is membership in the secret societies of the North-West. Everywhere in North Am ...
... latter are not regarded as giving continued revelations of themselves: the totem appeared to ... first ate dried human flesh. You were led to his cannibal pole, in ...
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NINE out of ten stories of Alaska towns begin with a dance hall and end with a dance hall. That seems to be the accepted and ready-made formula. ...
... but there are at least a hundred hothouses. There's not a totem pole in ... nor ever has been — but there are scores of telephone and absent-mindedly poles! ...
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Often a row of Crabapple trees pressed up into the garden's precincts and shaded the Sweet Peas. Orchard and garden could scarcely be separated, so c ...
... tree of the temperate zone, and might be chosen as the totem of the ... and dark red in color. Apple butter is stirred by a pole having upon ...
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This is the best arbor-vitae for ornamental planting. Its success in Europe is very striking, and from European nurseries it has been successfully re ...
... Alaskan Indian chooses the tall bole of a red cedar for his totem pole, ... from the massive butt hollows out the war canoe and" dug-out" which solve ...
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Personally, I am convinced that the synchronous arrival of the art school and the Decadence of Italian art was a mere coincidence, and that the moder ...
... amounted to? We may presume that they would have carved the totem pole just ... little more cleverly than their savage mates, or have given the under-servant features a ...
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We have no reason to believe that the sheep or the dog, or indeed any of the lower animals, feel an interest in the laws by which natural phenomena a ...
... easy-going it; it turns its marked end toward the north. This marked end is that which in England is called the north pole. If a common smith ...
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The suggestion made by the Manual last year, that the old Post Office should go, and that a new Liberty Pole should arise on the site of the old one, ...
... was at the suggestion of John P. Kennedy (Horse dressy Robinson) t ...
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