Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Graveyard at Pt. Hope, Alaska. Cross in center surrounded by fence made of whale ribs. [Built by Episcopal misisonary—see note], 1925
Tigara, Alaska. An Unique Graveyard. When the Episcopal Missionary went to Pt. Hope (Tigara Mission) he gathered the skulls, numbering many hundreds, dug a holed-buried them-raised the cross over them-then finished the cemetary with jaw bones and ribs of
Rev. Father Robant. CLA: At Holy Cross. Yukon River. "Has not been out of Alaska since he went there in 1886." ? W. D. Moore - about 1932., 1932
The Methodist Mission Church at Nome. CLA: Rev. W. F. Baldwin Parker - The Native Church - The White people discriminated against the natives - did not want them unless they paid to sit in the balcony - so this church was for natives., undated
[view of hillside with many churches and crosses]. CLA: Russians in Alaska. Russian graveyard on the Yukon River. Nulato is a little below the mouth of the Koyukuk River. Oldest White settlement on Yukon River. (Russians-1830-something)smallpox epidemic., 1923
Village of Biorka on Biorka Island, showing Russian church and sea otter hunters' cabins and drying racks., undated
CLA: Village where sea otter hunters lived. Note Russian church at back and frame of a bidarka at left. Church or chapel belongs to Russian Days.