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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...
Juneau's Art Fest teams return from Yakutat, Jennie Wheeler in spruce root basket-weaving, Eli Hanlon in metalwork, Carol Pate in Raventail weaving, and Bert Adams in oil painting, among others. Thunder Mountain High School students Thea Sangster, Madison Gregory, Jennifer Miller...
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...
Yakutat ousts Metlakatla from Masters tourney

...Kake and Klukwan. Joe Klushkan led all scorers with 18 points for Yakutat, including four 3-pointers, with teammate Bert Adams pitching in 17. Randy Hayward led the way for Metlakatla with 17 points. Yakutat meets the winner of Wednesday's...
Yakutat boys advance

...three points each and Tracy Jackson posted five points. "I think all of us were comfortable tonight," Yakutat coach Bert Adams Jr. said. "We got the jitters out last night and all day we just felt relaxed and comfortable." While Yakutat never...
For some in Yakutat, Timber sale spells grief

...the 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...
Cruise lines deal to skirt tax

...emissions from the ships could damage seagull eggs, said Bert Adams Jr., environmental director of the Yakutat Tlingit...seagull eggs are traditional foods for the tribe. But Bert Adams Sr., president of the tribal council, said the tribe...
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...


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