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Some Alaskans could lose health care coverage

...specialist Andrea Thomas of SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. Thomas is available to serve anyone, not only Alaska Natives, with their health care marketplace enrollment. These are people who had indicated in their applications that a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/some-alaskans-could-lose-health-care-co
Local
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...assets that also support jobs and economic development. The Tongass is also home to the rich cultural traditions of Alaska Natives.The good news is that we can have both a successful forest industry and conservation of the Tongass, but it will...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/my-turn-alaska-turns-young-growth-for
Opinion
Odds of infant death higher in villages

...mortality rate for all Alaska infants ranks about in the middle of all states and has dropped sharply since 1980.Among Alaska Natives, however, the rate of 9.2 deaths per 1,000 live births remains roughly 50 percent higher than the national...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-24/odds-infant-death-higher-villages
State
Native leaders address police brutality allegation

BETHEL - Tribal leaders in Bethel have called for people to come forward if they're aware of police mistreating Alaska Natives.Orutsararmiut Native Council president Gloria Simeon said the board is very disturbed by a recent complaint filed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/native-leaders-address-police-brutality
State
Sen. Begich airs 1st TV ad against GOP's Treadwell

...Sullivan."His strategy for re-election includes defining his opponents, trying to find wedge issues with women, Alaska Natives, fishermen and union members," Treadwell said in an email to The Associated Press."I won't let him do it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/sen-begich-airs-1st-tv-ad-against-gops-
State
Sen. Begich airs 1st TV ad against GOP's Treadwell

...Sullivan."His strategy for re-election includes defining his opponents, trying to find wedge issues with women, Alaska Natives, fishermen and union members," Treadwell said in an email to The Associated Press."I won't let him do it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/sen-begich-airs-1st-tv-ad-against-gops-
State
Oral history being recorded from the Upper Kobuk

...Park Service Historic Preservation Fund."The National Parks Service distributes these grants to Indian tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian organizations to help them preserve significant tribal places, culture, and tradition...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/oral-history-being-recorded-upper-kobuk
State
ANTHC receives grant to study contaminants in Bering Sea

...and child health.That project also looked at the human health impacts of different contaminants, and focused on Alaska Natives in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region. ANTHC worked with the Center for Disease Control, or CDC, on that project...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/anthc-receives-grant-study-contaminants
State
Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us

...Aleutian Islands, have seen sharp declines. Only Alaska Natives are allowed to harvest sea otters under the federal...and subsistence way of life. As we enter what many Alaska Natives consider to be the best time to harvest the mammal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/empire-editorial-harvest-season-upon-
Opinion
Behind the camera

...dissertation that explores the connections between Alaska Natives and Asian Americans in Alaska, said for her the charge...everyday environment, whereas other photographers viewed Alaska Natives at times as specimens. These other photographers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-24/behind-camera
Art

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