Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

 


Jan. 2,1913: Counting the chorus there were 35 much dressed Natives in the company Monday evening that presented 3 of the social and ceremonial dances of the Thlinget people celebrating the upcoming New Year. The first act constituted the Contentment dance which was formerly indulged inconsiderably when Peace and Plenty pervaded the village, the second act was executed as an old Thanksgiving ceremony and dedicated to the people who forwarded the Christmas trees in Wrangell last week, the third dancing number was a chief's dance executed by Charles YaeCook and Charles Jones. In concluding th...



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