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4 carved Tlingit shields stolen from elementary school


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) _ Juneau police are investigating a theft of four carved Tlingit shields that hung in the entryway of an elementary school.

The shields were taken last week between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.

“They sort of formed a gathering spot for families who are entering the building and waiting for their children,” Harborview Elementary School Principal Tom McKenna told the Juneau Empire . “It was also a spot where children were photographed to be honored for their achievements.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities.

“That’s our primary...

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