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Re: art and ecology

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kate (gresham.10)
Thu, 23 Oct 1997 21:34:23 -0500


There is some pretty exciting stuff out here in the Northwest that you
might be interested in. For one, a historic restoration project locally is
integral to community restoration: A longhouse is being built by the Port
Gamble S'Klallam Indian Tribe. Use of cedar for house front poles wasn't
easy because logging since the 1850s has eliminated almost all of the cedar
trees big enough for that use. Salmon are disappearing, so fish to
celebrate and sustain are vanishing....

Contact Marie Herbert, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, 31912 Little Boston
Road, Kingston, Washington 98346

Phone 360-297-2646

Some great carving is associated with this project.

Ron Hirschi

>Hello, my name is Brett Ferancy. I am currently enrolled in the art
>education program at the Ohio State University. One of the classes I am
>taking this fall is art ed 605. One topic that interests me is how
>important it is to bring back historical places. In addition to that,
>the preservation of nature is one of the major issues involved. Alan
>Sonfist is just one artist out of many interested in this idea. If you
>know of any other artists or have information on this subject drop me a
>line.brett ferancy.2