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Sitka clan house repairs could patch up community

...than $200 to the effort.Before leaving on the ferry to return to Juneau, where he works as a counselor and cultural specialist at Thunder Mountain High School, Smith crawled under the house for one last inspection to make sure everything...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-02/sitka-clan-house-repairs-could-patch-co
State
A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...realistic. It's as if you're seeing through the particular creature you're carving."Marks works as a language cultural specialist for the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. Though he teaches Tlingit and learned it as a child, he has more to learn...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-14-0/a-day-in-the-life
Art
JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...Tlingit language enrichment class under new full-time teacher Hans Chester, who will replace recently retired cultural specialist Glenda Lindley.School board member Lisa Worl said she thought a broader system than the current standards of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-14/jsd-plans-expand-tlingit-education-prog
Local
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...superintendent. Since the discovery of the books, a series of meetings has taken place. Miller accepted Cross-Cultural Specialist Paul Berg's assessment of the books, dated Sept. 3, as a formal written complaint at the Native Education...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
My Turn: Misappropriating a people's history

...man's" way of living, as well as the long-term effect passed on through the generations.JSD asked cross-cultural specialist Paul Berg to examine the four books in question. His career as an educator dates back to 1971 when he taught on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-28/my-turn-misappropriating-peoples-histor
Opinion
JSD may remove offending books

...receiving inaccurate information from people who are supposed to tell the truth - share true history," said Goldbelt Cultural Specialist Lyle James. Added Alaska State Librarian Sorrel Goodwin: "It's beyond inaccurate, it's dehumanizing on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/jsd-may-remove-offending-books
Local
Emotions high over school curriculum

...Native Americans and Alaska Natives sent to boarding schools.Paul Berg, a Goldbelt Heritage Foundation cross-cultural specialist, assessed "Visit" and three other texts: "Our Teacher the Hero" and "Continuing on," all by Terry Miller...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/emotions-high-over-school-curriculum
Local
Questioned books came as a surprise

...confirmed their committee never saw the books in question.Paul Berg, a Goldbelt Heritage Foundation cross-cultural specialist, assessed "Visit" and three other texts red-flagged as offensive: "Our Teacher the Hero" and "Continuing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/questioned-books-came-surprise
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/more-dance
Local | Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-05/camp-immerses-youths-traditional-cultur
Local

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