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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

COFFEE WITH ETHEL BY KLAS STOLPE CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY W hen Ethel Lund invited me into her Douglas home, I was expecting a lesson in the Tlingit language or Native land rights or health care reform or how to do a cartwheel on an old gymnasium floor.
Walter Soboleff retrospective

WALTER SOBOLEFF RETROSPECTIVE BY MARY CATHARINE MARTIN CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY At a retrospective in honor of the second annual Walter Soboleff Day, obersved Nov.
A conversation with John Straley

...thoughtful and frequently affecting blog about life in Sitka and writing at ? Contact Capital City Weekly staff writer Mary Catharine Martin at
Juneau Community Foundation honors Philanthropists of the Year

The Juneau Community Foundation recently celebrated its Philanthropists of the Year for 2015 with three awards.
Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

When international leaders meet in Paris at the end of this month to discuss a universal agreement on climate, a Juneau group will be raising awareness about the talks, and about climate change, by way of a film series and community potluck."The movie series is an opportunity for people to explore the issue of climate change, to get some new ideas, and see that there are other folks who are interested too," said Danielle Redmond, coordinator of AlaskaCAN (Alaska Climate Action Network), the Juneau group sponsoring the series.
Coastal subsistence study: The faces behind the findings

In October, Capital City Weekly's Mary Catharine Martin reported on an impressive region-wide effort to document and understand the effects of environmental...
StoryCorps excerpt: 'I want my son to know who he is'

As part of last week's Tlingit Clan Conference at Centennial Hall, the Juneau Public Library set up a listening room where conference attendees could hear recordings of interviews conducted as part of the library's ongoing StoryCorps project, expected to run through March. The oral history project focuses on Alaska Native educational experiences. The following is a partial transcript of an interview between Harriet Brouilette and her son, Ted Hart, recently conducted in Haines.
Haa Saax'u, Haa Latseeni (Our Names, Our Strength)

...Grant of Hoonah. "I see all of us as the wolf crying from hunger for knowledge of our ancestors."? Contact Capital City Weekly staff writer Mary Catharine Martin at an article about Thornton and Martin's...
November First Friday Art Walk

Here's a look at what's going on for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Juneau this week, Nov. 6.
First Lady adopted into Tlingit clan

...Anchorage, and an oratory reading by Tlingit elder Nora Marks Dauenhauer. Ernestine Hayes, also a Tlingit poet and author, provided introductions. For more on the Tlingit Clan Conference, see the Nov. 4 issue of the Capital City Weekly.


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