Saxman Clan HouseThe Eagle Tail House. (Photo courtesy KRBD), source: KTOO Public Media.
Project type: Archaeology and History, Art Works, Historical Restoration, Sculptures
Artists: Tlingit craftsmen
Designers: Architect Linn A. Forrest (restoration)
Quality of Information: Very Good
Site Survival: ExtantView Project in a Separate Window
The Moon Raven Pole & Sun Raven Pole are two memorial poles that flank the stairs that lead up to the Clan House at the end of the Saxman Totem Park. The Sun Raven Pole is a memorial for Reynold Denny Sr., the Chief of Saxman Village. The Moon Raven Pole is a memorial for Martha Shields, a notable elder of the Village of Saxman.
Garfield, Viola and Linn Forrest, 1961, The Wolf and the Raven, Seattle: University of Washington Press, p. 13-56. Saxman Totem Park, National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form, 1979, accessed July 11, 2017. Saxman Totem Park, Eagle Tail House, National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form, 1979, accessed July 11, 2017.
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee; Steve Forrest (with documentation courtesy of Linn Forrest) on July 19, 2017.
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