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Laura Tomokiyo's Snapshots

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  1. Rachel Henry

    Snapshot Title: Rachel Henry
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Zion Hill Cemetery
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    1834-1882.

    www.usgwarchives.org/pa/lancaster/1picts/cemeteries/zion-hill-vet.htm Will open in a new tab or window



  2. John Wesley

    Snapshot Title: John Wesley
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Zion Hill Cemetery
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Member of the 23rd US Colored Infantry: "for the first time, black soldiers had come up against the vaunted Army of Virginia, and they had acquitted themselves well."

    books.google.com/book Will open in a new tab or window...



  3. Corp'l G. W. Sweeney

    Snapshot Title: Corp'l G. W. Sweeney
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Zion Hill Cemetery
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Of the Massachusetts 55th, sister to the Mass. 54th regiment made famous in the movie "Glory." Read more about the 55th here:

    www.coax.net/people/lwf/55HIST.HTM Will open in a new tab or window



  4. Chas. Watson

    Snapshot Title: Chas. Watson
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Zion Hill Cemetery
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Of the 32nd United States Colored Troops. Read more about the regiment here:

    books.google.com/books?id=nHn_qCyDQykC&pg=RA5-PA1047#v=onepage&q=23rd&f=false Will open in a new tab or window



  5. Union Infantry weapons

    Snapshot Title: Union Infantry weapons
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: The National Civil War Museum - Gallery of Weapons & Equipment 1
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Swords and rifles of the Infantry.



  6. Map of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

    Snapshot Title: Map of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: The National Civil War Museum - Gallery of Weapons & Equipment 1
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Site of Union advances in Virginia



  7. Fishing and watching

    Snapshot Title: Fishing and watching
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Wrightsville Bridge series E-9
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    A unique vantage point



  8. Just lit

    Snapshot Title: Just lit
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Wrightsville Bridge series E-9
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    The lighting progresses across the bridge



  9. Burning pier

    Snapshot Title: Burning pier
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Wrightsville Bridge series E-9
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Set ablaze as part of the commemoration



  10. Stuart Strikes the Rear

    Snapshot Title: Stuart Strikes the Rear
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Gettysburg Battlefield: East Cavalry Field 1
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    This panel describes the unsuccessful attack mounted by Major General J.E.B. Stuart on the Union rear.



  11. John Rummell Farm

    Snapshot Title: John Rummell Farm
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Gettysburg Battlefield: East Cavalry Field 1
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    The John Rummell Farm figured heavily in fighting in the Battle of Gettysburg.



  12. United States Colored Troops

    Snapshot Title: United States Colored Troops
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Zion Hill Cemetery
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    John Wesley and John Edmond served with th United States Colored Troops.



  13. Private Robert Wilson

    Snapshot Title: Private Robert Wilson
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Can you find Private Robert Wilson and the artillery battery in "Pickett's Charge?"



  14. Sharing the gifts of the ocean

    Snapshot Title: Sharing the gifts of the ocean
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Poster conversation at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Passing out slided flipper to people who have the same name as the captain or his wife and also to cousins and deceased family members



  15. Atigi

    Snapshot Title: Atigi
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Poster conversation at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Students tag the traditional clothing with Iñupiaq names



  16. Clan names

    Snapshot Title: Clan names
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Poster conversation at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    2 remaining Inupiaq clans: Qaġmaktuuq and Uŋasiksikaaq



  17. Question from Barrow

    Snapshot Title: Question from Barrow
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Poster conversation at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Why is the blanket tied down to the ground??

    Do people get hurt often? Because the blanket isn't able to move?



  18. Question from Barrow

    Snapshot Title: Question from Barrow
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Poster conversation at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Wh do they use bones? Why not wood?



  19. Avocado?

    Snapshot Title: Avocado?
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Honolulu from Pu'u Ualaka'a
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Is this an avocado?



  20. Bead earrings by local craftsmen

    Snapshot Title: Bead earrings by local craftsmen
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: IHLC Lobby
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Aġnat suŋauranik siutiġusiuguurut tuniasranik.Qiñiyunaqsivlugit savaguuyait.Qiñiġiagukkupkit Qiñiqsitaaġvigmullutin IHC-mi.



  21. Baleen boat

    Snapshot Title: Baleen boat
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: IHLC Lobby
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Iñuich sanaturuat tuniasriuġuurut aġvigich suqqaniññin, umiaqpauraliuqłutiŋ, tayaġutiliuqłutiŋ suli qiñiġaaliqługillu suqqat. .



  22. Inupiat Gifts from the Arctic

    Snapshot Title: Inupiat Gifts from the Arctic
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: IHLC Lobby
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Tauqsiġñiaġviuraŋa Qiñiqsitaaġvium,Suqqamik naluñainŋutaqaqtuq "Iñupiat Gifts from the Arctic."-mik aglaligaaq.Iñupiat suliamiŋnik ilisisuummiut tuniaqsranik.



  23. Drums

    Snapshot Title: Drums
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Boys' dance
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    No piece of the whale is wasted - the membrane of the liver forms the skin of the drums used here.



  24. MYAC

    Snapshot Title: MYAC
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: MYAC in the Heritage Center
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    This young lady gave an incredible performance in the MYAC skit about the pressures on youth in the villages.



  25. Women and girls preparing to dance

    Snapshot Title: Women and girls preparing to dance
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Aġġi goggles
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Dancing groups wear matching outfits, like this purple tunic.



  26. Listening

    Snapshot Title: Listening
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Healing Circle
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Community members listen as painful experiences are shared and faced. Many of the older adults in Barrow were sent away to Sitka, Oklahoma, and Oregon as part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs effort t...



  27. Kamik

    Snapshot Title: Kamik
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Traditional dancers in Barrow, Alaska
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    More beautiful needlework



  28. Young dancer

    Snapshot Title: Young dancer
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Free group dancing at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The littlest dancers get involved



  29. Traditional and modern footwear

    Snapshot Title: Traditional and modern footwear
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Beginning the Aġġi celebration at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Many of the dancers wear handmade kamiks - for dancing as well as other traditional events.



  30. Masks

    Snapshot Title: Masks
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: November 19, 2010 -- Purposeful Gathering by Homeless Children's Education Fund
    Image Owner: Matthew Showman



    Description:

    Were these masks created by the children?



  31. IHLC commission members

    Snapshot Title: IHLC commission members
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: EYC Public Discussion
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:



  32. Learning the dual

    Snapshot Title: Learning the dual
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Learning Iñupiaq pronunciation at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    A respected retired teacher teaches the dual (some languages have three levels of number agreement - singular, dual, and plural).



  33. Counting

    Snapshot Title: Counting
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Learning Iñupiaq pronunciation at the Elders and Youth Conference
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Perhaps learning the correct transformation from "house" to "two houses?"



  34. Cupola

    Snapshot Title: Cupola
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Schmucker Hall old dormitory
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:



  35. Onions, potatoes, and jam

    Snapshot Title: Onions, potatoes, and jam
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: York Central Market
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:



  36. 225

    Snapshot Title: 225
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: John Brown House
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Now the American Heart Association



  37. Cannon fire

    Snapshot Title: Cannon fire
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Gettysburg Reenactment 2
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    But where's the cannon?



  38. Bunkers

    Snapshot Title: Bunkers
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Gettysburg Reenactment 2
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Is that what these are called?



  39. Bridge #2

    Snapshot Title: Bridge #2
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Three bridges in Wrightsville, PA
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:



  40. Picnickers

    Snapshot Title: Picnickers
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Three bridges in Wrightsville, PA
    Image Owner: CivilWarTrails



    Description:

    Awaiting the festivities



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