Photo: Meet and greet the candidates

...the candidates at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. From left are Pete Lewis, of Clarkston, Wash., Glen Gelbrich, of Salem, Ore., Chad Struhs, of Blackfoot, Idaho, Art Stellar, of Taunton, Mass., and Les Morse, of Juneau.
Photo: Hard knocks

Senior Alex Fagerstrom is tackled while running during Saturday's game between Juneau-Douglas High School and Blackfoot, Idaho, the defending 4A Idaho state champs. The Crimson Bears lost 27-7. Fagerstrom scored the Crimson Bears' onlytouchdown...
$60M awarded in tribal housing grants Maine to build a tribal fitness center to address diabetes, obesity and other health issues.- $1.1 million to the Blackfeet Housing Authority of Montana to renovate 24 low-rent housing units in Browning and Heart Butte.- $600,000 to the Seneca...
Riverbend Elem. principal finalists named

...principal in the Haines Borough School District. ? Allysse Bingham is the administrator of Irving Kindergarten Center in Blackfoot, Idaho.The public is invited to meet the finalists from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Riverbend library and...
High School Football polls favor the 'little guys'

...Oregon's Rainer came in 2007 (finished the season 12-2 with one loss to JDHS), brought in Idaho 4A state champion Blackfoot in 2008 and lost 27-7 (7-0 at the half. In 2008 JDHS also played at Lake Oswego (rated in the top 100 in the nation...
Celebration '02 begins

...the crowd with a smile. "I'm seeing friends from all over Southeast - and from out of state," he said. "Apaches, Blackfeet, and people are still coming in. There's going to be a lot of people. Three days is just not enough." Celebration festivities...
SEARHC names Brewer as president

...of Native people,'' Bean said. Brewer, a member of the Blackfeet tribe, has worked in the health care field for the past 10...trying to convene a third, Brewer said. Brewer grew up on the Blackfeet reservation in Browning, Mont., and spent his first 12...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: No English allowed 3/15/98

...on learning the months of the year in Blackfeet. TIM THOMPSON / THE MISSOULIAN No English allowed Blackfeet school uses native language only she was beaten for speaking her Blackfeet language. Now, nearly 70 years...
SEARHC President Brewer dies at 56

...complained of dizziness and indigestion. The cause of death wasn't immediately known. Born on Jan. 1, 1951, into the Blackfeet Tribe in Montana, Brewer was adopted into the Tlingit Raven Moiety, Kiksadi Clan, in Sitka. He was known in Tlingit as...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ancestors are Apache, Dene (Navajo), Cherokee, Aztecan, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Minnecouja and Sicangu Lakota (Sioux), Blackfeet, Choctaw and Passamaquoddy (Micmac). For example, Gilbert Blacksmith is Lakota, originally from South Dakota's Rosebud...


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