Totem craftsmen clean and preserve poles
Kyle Clayton / Petersburg Pilot
Tommy Joseph is in town to clean and preserve the totem poles he carved 14 years ago.
Tlingit carver and wood conservator Tommy Joseph and his son Joe Joseph are cleaning debris off and weather-guarding the pair of totem poles in town.
Tommy, who crafted the totems 14 years ago, and Joe are in Petersburg from Sitka. They’ve been...
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