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Dena'ina barabara house, Seldovia early 1900's

This is actually a Dena'ina barabara. This abode has a small addition on which is seen two 5 gallon fuel cans with homemade handles. John E.Thwaites traveled the Alaska coastline between 1906 and 1932. He was aboard the Steamship Dora when it lost power and drifted the northern Pacific for 63 days.




Alaska State Library, Juneau, Alaska 


Seldovia, Alaska 


Early 1900's 


John E. Thwaites 

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State Library & Alan Boraas 

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KPC Anthropology Lab 

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