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Tlingit canoe will hang in the Smithsonian

WRANGELL, ALASKA Tlingit artist Doug Chilton recently finished carving a traditional red cedar canoe in April, and last week skippered it down the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.
Commissioned by the Sealaska Heritage Institute for the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Chilton's canoe will hang in the soon-to-be-opened Ocean Hall.
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