Sheet'ka Kwaan Tlingit ceremonial Chilkat robe (naaxein), a diving whale. Alaska State Museum, Juneau, USA.
Sheet'ka Kwaan Tlingit ceremonial Chilkat robe (naaxein), a diving whale with head down and tail up in center panel in Alaska State Museum, Juneau, USA. The City and Borough of Juneau is the capital city of Alaska and the second largest city in the USA by area (only Sitka is larger). This unified municipality lies on Gastineau Channel in the Alaskan panhandle. Juneau has been the capital of Alaska since 1906, when the government of what was the District of Alaska was moved from Sitka. The city is named after a gold prospector from Quebec, Joe Juneau. Isolated by rugged terrain on Alaska's mainland, Juneau can only be reached by plane or boat. Downtown Juneau sits at sea level under steep mountains up to 4000 feet high, topped by Juneau Icefield and 30 glaciers.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download