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App makes children's book series available in Cup'ik

...languages.Whicker said the Cup'ik version is a way of helping to preserve Native languages."Now we have 20 Alaskan Native languages, some on the verge of being very endangered and some on the verge of disappearing," he said. "And we're...

http://juneauempire.com/2014-07-17/app-makes-childrens-book-series-available-cup
Off the Beaten Path: Hope for wild salmon

...probable with some of the projects - the proposed KSM mine on a tributary of the Unuk River is one example - that Alaskan Natives, biologists, fishermen and people who care about the future of BC and Southeast Alaska are more than worried.On...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/hope-wild-salmon
Outdoors
David Hunsaker receives honorary doctorate, to give commencement speach

...established the touring Naa Kahidi Theatre, which specialized in bringing to life stories, songs, and dances from Alaskan Native literature. Hunsaker served as artistic director for 10 years as it toured in Alaska, throughout North America and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-04/david-hunsaker-receives-honorary-do
Neighbors
The Healing Hand Foundation names new executive director

...O'Gara will be working closely with the Board of Directors with fundraising campaigns and increasing access for Alaskan Natives to unfunded healthcare services. The Healing Hand Foundation was formerly known as the SEARHC Foundation.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/healing-hand-foundation-names-new-e
Neighbors
Alaska House names 20 Native languages "official" for state

...representative said.In the waning days of the 2014 Legislature, lawmakers in Juneau are fast-tracking efforts to recognize Alaskan Natives.On Saturday, the Senate passed another bill from Kreiss-Tomkins that sets aside Nov. 14 each year as Dr. Walter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/alaska-house-names-20-native-languages-
State | AK legislature
Dr. Walter Soboleff Day passes House

...legislators want Alaskans to remember a Tlingit Native of the Raven clan who devoted much of his life to advancing Alaskan Natives' civil rights.The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday to set aside Nov. 14 each year as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/dr-walter-soboleff-day-passes-house
State | Local | AK legislature
All gave some, some gave all

...ceremony, Munoz joined some veterans who each took a flag and planted it before the memorial in honor of Southeast Alaskan Natives veterans killed in action.As one of the final events of the ceremony, Juneau's own Lyle James sang a song for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27/all-gave-some-some-gave-all
State | Local | Derby
Outstanding Service Award to John Hawkins

...exploitation in the communities. Hawkins attends all Office of Children's Services investigation meetings on American/Alaskan Native families as a Tribal representative. Is he also a student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks where is he studying...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-13/outstanding-service-award-john-hawk
Neighbors
Board names 2014 AFN theme, dates

...hosts the Alaska Native Customary Art Show and evening of dance and music. "We welcome and encourage our fellow Alaskans, Native and non-Native alike, to join us as observers, visit and celebrate with us, and rise as one with the Native...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-06/board-names-2014-afn-theme-dates
State
Progress we can live with

...Lisa Murkowski. If passed, it would make it legal for Native Alaskans to possess, sell or transport authentic Alaskan Native handicrafts or clothing containing feathers, provided that the bird was not taken in a wasteful manner. The irony...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-27/progress-we-can-live
Opinion

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