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Artists pass on traditional skills through new CIA apprenticeships

 

March 17, 2022

Photo courtesy of Karen Taug.

Mentor Lily Hope (right) teaches apprentice Karen Taug (left) the traditional art of Chilkat weaving as part of the Chilkoot Indian Association's new cultural revitalization program.

Chilkoot Indian Association's first cohort of arts mentors and apprentices began working on long-term projects earlier this March as part of a program to revitalize Tlingit cultural traditions like weaving and metal-working.

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