The Spirit Houses in Eklutna
The brightly colored doll size cabins make up a tiny graveyard city. Red, white, yellow and blue, the houses feature the double cross of the Russian Orthodox faith and are filled with tokens of a life lived here. A dish, where meals are placed for the first 40 days after passing, a favorite teacup, a well worn sweater, or a favorite toy. The children's spirit houses are the size of shoe boxes, while an adult house can be as large as 6 x 4 feet.
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