Schools in jeopardy

...Arthur Sharp remembers traveling with his elders in search of a new area to call home after...and looked around, and I was with the elders," Sharp, a 57-year-old Alaska Native...Council, the First Alaskans Institute Elders and Youth Conference and individual resolutions...
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Photos: Walter Soboleff Day

...Richey Sell and Nadine Hafner, right, of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, carry a painting of Dr. Walter Soboleff to show elders after the painting was transferred from Sealaska Corporation to SHI during a ceremonry in honor of Dr. Soboleff in the Walter...
'Sharing Our Knowledge' conference highlights crucial role of Tlingit elders

...Saturday afternoon, when elders and others sat in a circle...translating into English.Elder Ken (Xoolxhaa) Grant...suggested putting more elders behind the podiums ? in...grandparents' ways."Elder Paul (Khinkadueek...who learn directly from elders will think differently...
First Nation elders blockade Taku tributary mine exploration

Elders from the Tahltan Nation blockaded a mining company's access to a tributary...with its lawyers to figure out the best way to move forward.Four Tahltan elders - Alice Hamlin, Kitty Brown, August Brown and Nancy McGhee - along with...
What's happening

...November and December. The program is sponsored by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, and taught by Paul Marks and other Tlingit elders. The program is free and open to any and all who are interested! (Though children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult...
Local teacher takes home top prize

...lives here in town," Meiners said of her fourth-grade Glacier Valley Elementary School instructor. "Mrs. Cesar brought in elders for storytelling, we beaded, we learned math through quilting. I remember we wanted to do well for her because we knew she...
My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

...he served the next four years as the UAF's first director of Native studies. At a pivotal time, he brought Alaska Native elders from around the state into a college classroom to share their knowledge with students in an academic setting.In his 2011 obituary...
Elder Bush unloads: Unsparing critique of Cheney, Rumsfeld

...interviews with biographer Jon Meacham, the elder Bush frowned on the sometimes "hot rhetoric...necessarily solve the diplomatic problem."The elder Bush faulted Cheney and Rumsfeld for their...and marched to his own drummer," the elder Bush said, adding: "He just became very...
Nation and World
Gustavus author Kim Heacox wins award for "Jimmy Bluefeather"

...dreams of basketball glory and leads him to question the worth of his life, Keb, a revered, quirky, culture-bearing elder, begins carving his last canoe, helped by James and the entire town of Jinkaat. They set off towards Crystal Bay, pursued...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...was once approached by a student who wanted to interview an elder, a term she thinks is used too loosely."Just because you...I think some do, but even a younger person can be called an elder because it is not defined by age but by knowledge and being...


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