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Fire Trees Exhibit

Fire Trees, A New Walk in the Forest of Southeast Alaska was presented to a packed house with enthusiastic response at the Discovery Center in Ketchikan on Friday November 7, 2008.

 Photo and illustrations

The lecture by Ketchikan adjunct professor Mary Ida Henrikson included sixty images of culturally altered trees and their fire storage, initiation, and communication aspects. Included in the show were photographs of geographically isolated areas, drawings, charts and paintings.These icons of neolithic technology existed from California northward.


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