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Death notice: Lisa Sarabia

...passed away Aug. 7, 2014. She was 88.Sarabia was involved with various Native organizations as a language and cultural specialist, the State of Alaska, Older Alaskans Commission, Cold Storage, and cooked on her husband's seiner. She is...
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More than dance

...Kaagwaantaan from Kaax'noowu of Glacier Bay. He is also Filipino and Hawaiian.Lyle James, who works as a cultural specialist with Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, has always been a dancer."It was something I wanted to do because my grandparents...
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Camp immerses youths in traditional culture

...saw this place," said GHF cultural specialist Lyle James. Students will...GHF Tlingit language and cultural specialist Marsha Hotch explained. In...GHF Tlingit language and cultural specialist Victoria Johnson said there...
Students dig into Tlingit culture

...a foundation to learn from Tlingit language to weaving hats to anything," said Marsha Hotch, a language and cultural specialist for Goldbelt.Students are presenting final projects today that cover something they did during the camp - such...
JAHC names Mayor's Awards for the Arts recipients

...his time teaching language, song and dance at summer culture camps, in the schools. He has also served as a cultural specialist with Goldbelt Heritage.? Lifetime Achievement in the Arts: Sharron Lobaugh Sharron Lobaugh has been a practicing...
Tlingit pedagogy creates multiple opportunities for local students

...through Tlingit language, food preparation, lineage research, traditional community site visits, engagement with cultural specialists and scientists, and technology such as GIS computer training. The class concluded with university-hosted presentations...
Rally against bycatch laws, for Bering Sea canyon protection reaches Juneau

...commercial fishing industries and other issues facing local tribes."Save our salmon," said John Smith III, a cultural specialist at Thunder Mountain High School, dressed in a wolf headdress and regalia while leading the march. "We need to...
Reaching for the culture and the children

...take a break. His students were preparing to get back to work. "Everybody was giving fives," said Brown, the cultural specialist at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, of his students' reaction during the early-June Native cultural festival...
Strength of mind, body, spirit

...spiritual well to give their all to the game and life." The classes are taught by a cadre of primarily Alaska Native cultural specialists, high school teachers and directors of Sealaska Corp. Duain White of Hoonah, 18, said among all the classes...
Tlingit classrooms - a good report card

...and incorporating Native culture such as potlatches. Besides the classroom teachers, the program employs a cultural specialist and elders. Native students suffer from low self-esteem, teacher Shgen George told the School Board. They...


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