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New ruling on protective orders for Alaska 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/new-ruling-protective-orders-alaska-nat
State
Some Alaska Natives allowed visa-free travel to Russian area

ANCHORAGE - Some western Alaska Natives can travel back and forth to a Russian region without a visa...related.Metcalf says administrative issues had forced those Alaska Natives to get a visa over the past three years. She says the issues...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/some-alaska-natives-allowed-visa-free-t
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/feds-award-almost-7-million-tribes-hous
State
Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...books that reflected her own children's experience as Alaska Natives. She teaches children's literature at Ilisagvik...in Reading Rendezvous, Letters about Literature, Alaska Native Heritage Month, the National Book Festival, and other...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/dee-longenbaugh-wins-contributions-litera
Art
Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

...fishers don't hold a candle to Alaska Natives who have had 10,000 years to...fisherman doing catch and release. An Alaska Native in the group looked on a while...in Alaska. Rural residents and Alaska Natives can get a Subsistence Halibut...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/putting-fish-part-iii-fishing-options
Art
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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-26/uas-names-interim-provost-replace-caulf
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-26/searhc-opens-new-health-center-hoon
Neighbors
Recent Rasmuson grants include award for Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's totem

...Lunchbox in Anchorage.? Alaska State Fair will use its grant of $225,000 to design and build a stage dedicated to Alaska Native performances. Interior? Tanana Chiefs Conference will receive $475,000 to complete construction of a health clinic...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/recent-rasmuson-grants-include-award-yaku
Art
My Turn: Caring for Alaska's children

...most residing in foster care. Additionally, while Alaska Native children make up about 17 percent of the state's overall...represent 62 percent of our foster care population. Alaska Native foster families are especially needed for these children...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-24/my-turn-caring-alaskas-children
Opinion
Alaska village girl dies after falling into sewage lagoon

...lagoon by a resident who performed CPR.She was revived by the CPR, but her condition worsened after she reached Alaska Native Medical Center.Troopers are investigating the incident.Manokotak is 347 miles southwest of Anchorage.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-24/alaska-village-girl-dies-after-falling-
State

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