PUBLISHED: 5:18 PM on Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Photo: Master artist

Delores E. Churchill of Ketchikan receives her 2006 NEA National Heritage Fellowship award from National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Dana Gioia, right, at an award ceremony in Washington, DC on Sept. 14. Churchill was one of eleven master artists to receive the nation's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts for her work as Haida master weaver.