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Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...Specialist Paul Berg's assessment of the books, dated Sept. 3, as a formal written complaint at the Native Education Advisory Council meeting Oct. 30. The meeting was characterized by emotional testimony from educators and Elders who felt the books...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...entire state. It is time to work much more carefully and inclusively on these issues, and to give Alaska Native advisory councils more power and influence so they can help shape schools into something that can guarantee more success for Alaska Native students...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/cultural-appropriation-and-education-maki
Art
Questioned books came as a surprise

...McGraw Hill by the district, to be implemented in the spring.Attendees at the late-October Native Education Advisory Council meeting called for the immediate removal of the texts, which were said to obscure the truth about the mistreatment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/questioned-books-came-surprise
Local
AFN Conference focuses on native language

...he said.Also attending the conference Monday were members of the new Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council. The panel was created two years ago by state lawmakers and has been collecting recommendations statewide on saving...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/conference-focuses-native-language
State
Elders and youth conference focuses on language

...he said.Also attending the conference Monday were members of the new Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council. The panel was created two years ago by state lawmakers and has been collecting recommendations statewide on saving...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/elders-and-youth-conference-focuses-lan
State
SnowTRAC grants approved for trail grooming, safety

...a renewed opportunity for a rural transportation safety project after receiving input from the Snowmachine Trails Advisory Council, the statewide citizen advisory board that reviews Snowmachine Trail Grant Program applications.A total of $218...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/snowtrac-grants-approved-trail-groom
Outdoors
Emotions high over school curriculum

Tears were shed and voices were raised as fourth-grade reading materials were discussed at a Native Education Advisory Council meeting on Thursday. Many demanded immediate removal of the materials, though district policy does not allow such...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/emotions-high-over-school-curriculum
Local
Gov. Parnell signs Native languages bill

...they were talking to, she said.Now an elder and a member of the state's Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council, she has faith that Haida speakers and those of other Native languages will increase."I have so much faith in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/gov-parnell-signs-native-languages-bill
State
A Trip North

...Ph.D. candidates at Stanford who have done work in or relevant to Alaska - have "our website, video, logo, advisory council, business model, a fantastic Stanford course under our belts, and more courses in the pipeline for next summer...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/trip-north
Outdoors
Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to hold meetings statewide

...Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet August through October...Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet Tuesday through Thursday...Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Kenai Convention and Visitor...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-08/federal-subsistence-regional-advisor
Outdoors

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