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Seven Southeast artists honored with Rasmuson Individual Artist Awards

...memories. ? Lisa Unin, a skin sewer from Chevak, will make two full size traditional Cup'ik parkas after interviewing elders about how they made traditional parkas. Unin will donate the completed parkas to museums in Alaska.? Emerson Eads, a composer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/seven-southeast-artists-honored-rasmuson-
Art
Writers Weir: Life with my Grandparents

As a kid growing up, I was taught to treat others the way you want to be treated and respect our elders. So being by my grandparents most of my life, they had showed love and respect to the family. I knew then I wanted to be like...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/writers-weir-life-my-grandparents
Art
Admiralty, from many angles

...for 18 years.Saturday Metcalf recalled how close the island came to being clear cut in the 1960s and 1970s. Alaska Native elders, hunters, conservationists and other groups worked to save it and in 1978 former President Jimmy Carter declared it a National...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27
Art
Riverbend Elementary School thankful for Science Night help

...grateful for the wide range of expertise in our fine city. We'd like to thank the businesses and many scientists, naturalists, elders and volunteers who helped make our second science night on May 5 another success. Our garden looks good and our compost is...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-10/riverbend-elementary-school-thankfu
Neighbors
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...hang, as bullet points on giant post-it notes, in Yakutat's City Hall. "Young people return." "Fuel Co-op." "Elder Assisted Living." "Unite at legislative level," say a few."I see, more and more, us working together as a team...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/yakutat-organizations-community-members-b
Art
UAS announces faculty award winners

...Aide program. For several years she has been recognized for her work as an Eden Alternative Philosophy mentor with staff and elders at the Juneau Pioneer Home. A student who nominated her for this award said, "...it is clear she has dedicated her life...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/uas-announces-faculty-award-winners
Local
Alutiiq Museum Celebrates 20 Years

...of professionalism.When this small organization opened its doors, access to Alutiiq heritage was limited, stored within Elders, archaeological sites, distant museum collections, and obscure publications. Over the past 20 years, the museum's exhibits...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/alutiiq-museum-celebrates-20-years
Art
My Turn: $1.5 million means much in quest to defeat domestic violence

...to Bethel in 1989, joining the struggle to keep Alaskan women and children safe, elders told me about a saying "healing will come from the north" and now elders are saying "people are waking up-rising." I believe it. Men, women, youth...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-20/my-turn-15-million-means-much-quest-d
Opinion
A 'great day for Alaska'

...protocols. It featured oratory in Tlingit and in English by elders including David Katzeek and Paul Marks of the Eagle and Raven...taking place, and with other tribes being involved," he said.Elder Katzeek, speaking in Tlingit and translating into English...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/hundreds-attend-10-hour-ceremony-openin
Local | Art
Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...the rest of the country -- we were leaders in the rest of the country."The most senior members of the meeting, Tlingit elders Selena Everson, 86, and Ethel Lund, 83, both said they remembered hearing Paul's name all the time when they were kids...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/breathing-life-history-locals-gather-reme
Art

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