Saturday, April 28, 2012

From The Beach

Naay I'waans, Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, from the beach, Kasaan, Alaska  

Naay I'waans
(The Great House, "Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House")
Kasaan, Alaska

Saturday, April 14, 2012

SW Gaats

roof support inside Naay I'waans, Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, Kasaan, Alaska

One of the gaats (roof supporting house post) inside Naay I'waans
(Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House)

Friday, April 13, 2012

Dock Work

dock work in Kasaan Harbor, Kasaan, Alaska

Repairs begin on the floats in Dexter Wallace Harbor, Kasaan, Alaska.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Begin Again

carver begins totem pole, Hydaburg, Alaska

Lead carver Warren Peele works on a new totem pole at the Hydaburg carving shed. Another season of Haida totem carving has begun!

design on new totem pole, Hydaburg, Alaska

The carvers replicate an old pole by carving the new one right next to the old one for easy reference.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

springtime, late afternoon

entrance to Kasaan Cemetery, Kasaan, Alaska

for Kurt Vonnegut
(November 11, 1922 - April 11, 2007)

[photo of Kasaan Cemetery, April 2012]

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Whale Back

killer whale memorial totem and [Naay I'waans (Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House), Kasaan, Alaska

Killer Whale memorial totem
Totems Historic District
Kasaan, Alaska

[Naay I'waans (Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House) in the background, right...]

Monday, April 9, 2012

Frontal Pole

side view of Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House frontal totem pole, Kasaan, Alaska

Side view of the frontal totem pole of Naay I'waans (Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House)...

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Easter Sunday

graves and trees in Kasaan Cemetery, Kasaan, Alaska

A nice and peaceful afternoon in Kasaan Cemetery this Easter Sunday...
Happy Easter!

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Mom's Dog / Mom's View

dog drinking from lake at Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska

Nikki having a drink from Mendenhall Lake...
(Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska)

Mount McGinnis seen between two trees, Juneau, Alaska

Mount McGinnis, as seen from my mom's place...
(Juneau, Alaska)

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Little Fuji

Mount Edgecumbe and the bridge, Sitka, Alaska

I got to spend several days in Sitka this past week and get to go again this upcoming week. Here we see Mount Edgecumbe ("Little Fuji") and the bridge.

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