After nearly 80 years, Native American story pole is coming home

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Story pole returns to Northwest
The 37-foot story pole stood in an Illinois park for more than 70 years before finally being taken down. Weather and bugs led to the pole's decay but the Burke Museum plans to restore the pole once it arrives in Seattle. (Photo courtesy, Freeport Park District)