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Reflections past and future

I e-mailed Bert Adams Sr., telling him how I enjoyed his article, "Memories of the house on Ninth Street" (Empire, Feb. 17). I said how wonderful...
Tribe protests glacier tours

...glacier in northern Southeast. "More ships going in means more pressure on the environment," said tribe president Bert Adams Sr. The tribe this week fired off a letter to John Hansen of the North West CruiseShip Association, which represents...
Yakutat torn by school dispute

...tried to void Sheive's contract. Another petition, to recall the School Board president, is in the works, said Bert Adams Sr., president of the local camp of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, whose school committee monitors the town's 125-student...
For some in Yakutat, Timber sale spells grief

...frustration of some elders and tribal council members. "We are kind of standing all by ourselves on this," said Bert Adams Sr., president of the Yakutat tribe, who said he acted on the lawsuit at the behest of the majority of the tribal council...
Cruise lines deal to skirt tax

...environmental director of the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe. Both seals and seagull eggs are traditional foods for the tribe. But Bert Adams Sr., president of the tribal council, said the tribe worked out a deal with industry to help fund a study of seal-ship...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was quite a racket." The noise frightens mothers away from pups and chases seals from the safety of the bay, said Bert Adams Sr., president of the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe. "One time last summer I saw five or six pods of killer whales feeding...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...leaders and cruise officials talked mostly about environmental concerns at the March 13 meeting, said tribe president Bert Adams Sr., adding the tribe is leaving the head tax issue to the city. demarcation line across Disenchantment Bay roughly...
Cruise ship traffic stresses harbor seals

...during pupping season in May and June. "We feel strongly that they do affect the seals during those months," said Bert Adams Sr., a charter captain and former president of Yakutat's tribal council. "The local people are saying that the seals...
Another fable

...Christian God, including spiritual well-being and goodness, (Where does goodness actually come from? Kadashan, Bert Adams Sr., Sunday, Sept. 1), several historians and a poet (me) believe the "Valley Forge Prayer" to be a fabrication...
Judge halts timber sale near Yakutat

...unless it prepares a more extensive environmental analysis. "We are very pleased with the court's decision," said Bert Adams Sr., president of the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, which had asked the judge to suspend the sale. The tribal council was...


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