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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...

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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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