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American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...National Congress of American Indians, the Alaska Federation of Natives, the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Alaska Native Sisterhood have added their voices to those calling for protections of salmon and eulachon rivers that flow from British...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...only decision that could have been made with the community support for removal of this offensive material," Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand President Freda Westman said."This isn't a Native issue, this is an issue for all Alaskans," she...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
Bringing Native history to the fore

...in their dad's footsteps in establishing strong relationships in the Native community; Kim's book on the Alaska Native Sisterhood, "In Sisterhood," was published in 2008.Metcalfe said he's been surprised to find how few writers are...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/bringing-native-history-fore
Art
Thanks for keeping Gastineau Community School fed

...any combination of hot oatmeal, slice of bread with Peanut butter, and a glass of milk.Its groups like the Alaska Native Sisterhood that keep programs like ours alive. We also want to give a most grateful thank you to all the support from businesses...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/thanks-keeping-gastineau-community-
Neighbors
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...and support of opposition previously expressed to the school board by Freda Westman, Grand President of the Alaska Native Sisterhood and myriad others. Native opposition cannot and should not be discounted as biased and/or anecdotal by the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion
JSD may remove offending books

...context - once companion texts are lost, once turnover puts teachers in classrooms without training on the books. Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand President Freda Westman, who heads the organization's education committee, attended the meeting and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/jsd-may-remove-offending-books
Local
First Walter Soboleff Day celebrated

...parade included current and former legislators, Alaska Native Sisterhood and Brotherhood leaders, family, friends...The parade, organized by Mary Brown of the Alaska Native Sisterhood, took the group to the Salvation Army Church...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-16/first-walter-soboleff-day-celebrated
Local
Upcoming Native American Heritage Month events

...also the first official observance of Walter Soboleff Day in Juneau. A Soboleff Day parade, organized by the Alaska Native Sisterhood, will begin at 10 a.m. at Marine Park. The state House of Representatives voted unanimously in March to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-13/upcoming-native-american-heritage-month-e
Art
Parade to honor Walter Soboleff Day

...be the inaugural Dr. Walter Soboleff Day after legislation passed during the 2014 Legislative session.The Alaska Native Sisterhood has organized a parade in honor of the late Native leader, beginning at 10 a.m. at Marine Park. "Celebrating...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-13/parade-honor-walter-soboleff-day
Local
Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

...and Begich came to the town to speak to the annual Grand Camp gathering of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood, but they also took time to meet voters at a coffee shop, the Elks Lodge, a cancer-awareness run and a bar...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-04/small-alaska-town-welcomes-big-politics
State

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