Tuesday, December 17, 2013

After nearly 80 years, Native American story pole is coming home

Nov 21, 2013

SEATTLE - For more than 70 years a pole stood watch over a Boy Scout park in Freeport, Ill. This pole shared a story, carved in wood, of a Native American culture to those who visited the park until it was removed.

And, now the Burke Museum wants to bring this story pole - created by in the Northwest by Snohomish Tribe leader William Shelton -- home.

More here.

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