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Family Spirit Houses
Russian Orthodox missionaries arrived in the 1840s. The melding of Orthodox Christianity and native practices resulted in the brightly-colored spirit houses which can be seen at the Eklutna Cemetery, in use since 1650 and now a historical park. The cemetery is probably the most photographed graveyard in Alaska, overshadowing other features of the village.
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Michelle Alton
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/3/2007
    How INTERESTING! Beautifully composed across the diagonal in an unusual way, and I love that we can see a collection of more distant Spirit Houses in the bg.

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11/7/2012 10:45:29 AM

Songbird Cline
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Thank you so very much for the compliment, I really appreciate it today.

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11/7/2012 12:04:39 PM

JudyAnn Rector
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/15/2008

Excellent image and comp, Songbird... SO interesting as well! -- Do I sense you are a bit down? Thinking about you...

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11/7/2012 4:11:14 PM

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