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Carvers Using Traditional Tool in Chief Shakes Tribal House Renovation

By | October 20, 2011 - 5:12 pm

The Wrangell Cooperative Association is moving forward on the renovation of the historic Chief Shakes Tribal House in Wrangell. And in a first for the community, three women were chosen recently as the local carvers for the project. They’re all using handmade adzes, a tool commonly used by Pacific Northwest Indians.

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