Eric Hollinger, Tribal Liaison for the Repatriation Office of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, talks about a sculpin clan hat replica before a welcoming ceremony at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. The original hat was collected from the Kiks.ádi Clan in Sitka in 1884. The Smithsonian Institution used a 3D digitization process to document the hat and construct the hat using traditional materials. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Eric Hollinger, Tribal Liaison for the Repatriation Office of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, talks about a sculpin clan hat replica before a welcoming ceremony at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. The original hat was collected from the Kiks.ádi Clan in Sitka in 1884. The Smithsonian Institution used a 3D digitization process to document the hat and construct the hat using traditional materials. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos and Video: Sculpin hat returns to Tlingit clan

Video and photos of today’s ceremony.

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