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Black students complain of casual racism

...spending on scholarships for minorities, more instruction on tolerance and sensitivity, and more resources such as cultural centers.University administrators have responded by hosting diversity forums in recent days, or meeting to hear demands...
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State Library Archives and Museums staff honored for preparations

...Society noted that "all of this has been done with the utmost dedication to the people of Alaska, and the museums, cultural centers, and historical societies across the state," according to a release.The SLAM building is scheduled to open in...
'Sharing Our Knowledge' conference highlights crucial role of Tlingit elders estimated 30,000 speakers of varying levels of ability in 2013, according to the Ka'iwak?loumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center. A bill supporting similar language charter schools in Alaska was introduced in March by Sitka Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins...
MRV Architects wins Merit Award for Walter Soboleff Center

...sensitivity, and innovative design.In a press release, AIA Alaska said the Sealaska Heritage Institute asked for this cultural center to be created to both preserve and amplify the culture of the Tlingit, Tshimsian and Haida peoples.AIA Alaska said...
Klukwan center gets big loan

...Agriculture's Community Facility Direct Loan program, will pay for the completion of the center's interior.Loan money will be used to finish the classroom and office spaces within the cultural center dedicated to the Chilkat Indian Village.
Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters

...Democratic vote; it's about getting every single vote," Conerton said.Juneauites interested in signing the PFD Voter Registration will find a signature gatherer at the Juneau Arts and Cultural Center during First Friday on Oct. 2.
Photo: Clan posts

...kiln-fired glass. In the background is Singletary's glass house screen, installed prior to the grand opening of the cultural center in May as one of three monumental pieces of art commissioned by Sealaska Heritage Institute to represent the Tlingit...
Vatican Team traces history of Yup'ik mask

...the Ethnographic Section of the Vatican museum and colleague Katherine Aigner held meetings in Bethel Tuesday at the Cultural Center. They say they contacted people in Holy Cross who believe the masks are from further south. That brought the team...
Alaska State Museum Awards $105,600 in grants to institutions

...grants totaling $105,600 to Alaska museums and cultural centers for museum projects around the state. The following...Juneau Douglas City Museum, $9,898; Kawarau Cultural Center, Nome, $10,000; Museum of Alaska Transportation...
'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

...cultures they represent (see related story below), the works are an integral and permanent part of the new arts and cultural center, and are reflective of the center's dual goal of honoring tradition while supporting Northwest Coast Native art's...


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