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A day in the life of Rosa Miller

...near your time back then?'" Miller said. "She said 'You have to go wherever your husband goes.'"Her mother, Bessie Visaya, was helped in her labor by the cannery superintendent's wife, who was a nurse. It's from her that Miller got...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/day-life-rosa-miller
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Keeper of the ways

...researchers and her eight children, 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren came to her through her mother, Bessie Visaya, a clan matriarch in Juneau and one of the founders of the Alaska Native Sisterhood. Her mother, who passed away...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011599/Loc_color.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...researchers and her eight children, 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren came to her through her mother, Bessie Visaya, a clan matriarch in Juneau and one of the founders of the Alaska Native Sisterhood. Her mother, who passed away...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011599/Loc_color.shtml
Panel discusses history of Alaska Native Sisterhood

...of Cy Peck Jr.; in a few cases, family members contributed the interviews, and, in the case of founding member Bessie Visaya, a prerecorded interview was used, as Visaya had already died by the time the project was begun. The direct transcriptions...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-04-27/panel-discusses-history-alaska-native-sis
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Juneau Empire Online Community: Obituaries 7/6/98

...Cecelia Charles; brothers Johnny Kitka, Marley Harris and Marvel Harris; paternal grandmother Annie Eldemar; aunts Bessie Visaya, Katherine Mills, and Helen Salpid; his uncles Gilbert Mills Sr., Edward Sarabia Sr., John Eldemar, and David...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070698/obits.html
Esther Weimer

...to stay at Ketchikan General Hospital, where she knew many of the staff. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bessie Visaya; father, James Miller; and daughter, Christene G. Demmert. She is survived by her husband; daughters, Geri...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121107/obi_20071211012.shtml
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Obituary Helen E. James

...Marley and Marvel Harris; aunts, Helen Sulpid, Lucretia Eldemar, Elaine Etukeok, Dora Quarel, Elsie Credo, Bessie Visaya and Katherine Mills; uncles, John Green, Gilbert Mills Sr., Edward Sarabia Sr., John Eldemar and David Eldemar...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072409/obi_469069280.shtml
Historical photo: Fourth of July 1951 in Juneau

Item 25 of the Bessie Visaya Photo Collection from Sealaska Heritage Institute is this view of ANS Camp 2 members and others posing in front of the Tlingit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-18/historical-photo-fourth-july-1951-junea
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