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Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum
Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum

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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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October 24, 2012

The rings in a tree stump can tell us a lot about the tree, but did you know similar records are hidden inside the tiny ear bones of fishes?

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May 29, 2012

From Native village to metropolis, the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle has undergone dramatic transformations. 

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February 29, 2012

The Chilkat blanket was conceived to be a royal object in motion—the fringe swirls and sways as the wearer dances, dips and turns to a drum beat.

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January 6, 2012

Some of the distinct characteristics between the spruce baskets of the Tlingit and the Haida.

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November 10, 2011

Uncovering the story behind a historic promotional poster and the polychrome carved cedar grizzly bear it features.

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