Alaska Native Artist Creates Stamp for Postal Service

Alaska Native artist Rico Worl said he jumped at the chance to create for the U.S. Postal Service a stamp he hopes will be a gateway for people to learn about his Tlingit culture.

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Alaska Native artist Rico Worl displays an image of the U.S. Postal Service stamp he created on his monitor, at his studio in Juneau, Alaska, Thursday, July 29, 2021. A ceremony marking the release of Worl's Raven Story stamp is set in Juneau for Friday, July 30. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Native artist Rico Worl said he jumped at the chance to create for the U.S. Postal Service a stamp he hopes will be a gateway for people to learn about his Tlingit culture. A ceremony marking the release of Worl’s Raven Story stamp is set for Friday in Juneau, where Worl lives. “I think a lot of people already are learning that there’s a lot more richness in authentic work,…

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