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LaVerne Bruce

...Texas and LaVerne firmly believed that education was the best escape from that life...college degree and both began careers in education, which led to their move to Alaska...beginning. LaVerne and Herbert's belief in education funded not only their children's college...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175538573
Jacob William Lewis

...owners or businesses of his employers for projects large or small. He had a strong work ethic and a desire for continuing education in his chosen field. His favorite things to do in life were making plans for his next adventure, being successful in his...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175441040
Sally Margaret Short

...waiting on the Hudson River docks when the ship arrived. She was a young woman in New York in the 60's. With her solid education in scientific and lab technique she could get work everywhere she looked. For a couple of years she worked in human medicine...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175530194
Alaska Arts Confluence to host First Friday with Bochart sisters

...dedicated to promoting participation in the arts by providing art education and cultural enrichment opportunities for artists, residents...Alaska Arts Confluence programs and projects provide arts education opportunities open to the general pubic to foster an appreciation...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/alaska-arts-confluence-host-first-friday-
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Preparing for the rededication of Naay I'waans in Kasaan

...the bodies. That drove our people to this small place [the current site of Kasaan] because the missionaries promised us education, medicine and religion. That drove Chief Son-i-hat to build this longhouse just outside our village. This was him trying...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/preparing-rededication-n%C3%A1ay-iwaans-k
Art
Tsimshian artist teaches formline at Juneau jail

...supplement their income when they return home," SHI President Rosita Worl said in a prepared statement.Paul McCarthy, the education coordinator for LCCC, said the class was a "relatively rare" opportunity for the prisoners. Sealaska has brought in guest...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/tsimshian-artist-teaches-formline-juneau-
Art
Living her dream: Linda Rosenthal reflects on Alaskan adventures

...from five days to 16, with a guest list that has included huge stars such as Taj Mahal and Arlo Guthrie, among others. Education is a key element, with artists leading workshops and spending time in schools and other public places to bring music to those...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/living-her-dream
Art
Big push for STEM

...elementary students receive more science education."Nationally, teachers spend 30 minutes...have zero minutes (dedicated to science education)," he added.Elementary-aged minority...hand out the funds.Nancy Norman, an education consultant working with Summit free of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/big-push-stem
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My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...Service and the U.S. State Department in partnership with nonprofit partner Alaska Geographic to increase outreach and education during the U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council.I had the privilege of meeting James Chilcote, Haley Fischer, Barae...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-01/my-turn-young-leaders-lend-voices-cul
Opinion
Around town for Monday, Aug. 31

...30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.awareak.org.Women's Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday. Rotating topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-31/around-town-monday-aug-31
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