Will a statue of William Seward be a reminder of Jim Crow in Alaska?

...and a statue of him is like adding salt to a wound.Alaska Native people have occupied this land for more than 10,000...which as well symbolically could be viewed by our Alaska Native people as a reminder of "Jim Crow" in Alaska, and...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Aug. 3, 2015

...For the past three years, the agreement has been troubled by problems at the U.S. State Department that left Alaska Natives unable to take advantage of it. We're happy to see those problems resolved and cross-border traffic renewed...
My Turn: End the cold war on trust lands

...oftentimes uniquely local challenges. Alaska Native tribal governments are heeding...disparate and illegal treatment of Alaska Native tribes. Following an publish regulations allowing Alaska Native tribal governments to self-determine...
Juneau student represents JDHS in statewide program

...Patrice DeAsis, a Juneau-Douglas High School student, was one of a select 25 Alaskan students to participate in the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program this summer.The program's Summer Bridge component offers students professional...
New ruling on protective orders for Native tribes

FAIRBANKS - Alaska Native tribes will no longer be forced to go the extra mile to have their...Against Woman Act, which states that protective orders issued by Alaska Native tribes, other tribes and governments do not need to be registered...
Some Natives allowed visa-free travel in Russia

ANCHORAGE - Some western Alaska Natives can again travel back and forth...Administrative issues forced those Alaska Natives to get a visa over the past three...and the Soviet Union.However, Alaska Natives were excluded in the past few...
Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded almost $7 million in grants to Alaska Native organizations pursuing housing projects.The news was announced Tuesday in a post in the Federal Register.The national Indian...
Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...books that reflected her own children's experience as Alaska Natives. She teaches children's literature at Reading Rendezvous, Letters about Literature, Alaska Native Heritage Month, the National Book Festival, and other...
UAS names interim provost to replace Caulfield

...from the University of New Mexico. According to her UAS biography, she specializes in multicultural education, Alaska Native culture, sociocultural change and the archaeology of Southeast.
SEARHC opens new health center in Hoonah

...Denali Commission, State of Alaska, Rasmuson Foundation, Hoonah Indian Association, Indian Health Service and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. "Building a new facility in this community has been on our radar for quite some time...


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