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Thanks from Eagle River United Methodist Camp Champ 2014

...Hempel coached the campers through the physical and spiritual drum making process.David Katzeek a Traditional Thunderbird Elder from Klukwan, led the forty drummers, staff and parents at the Family Night camp fire circle in joyful and spirited storytelling...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/thanks-eagle-river-united-methodist
Neighbors
Elder shareholders rejoice on their land

...the land, many Native elders haven't had the chance...Goldbelt has offered its elder shareholders a cruise...when people become elders, take them down there...upcoming retirement.Elder shareholders and guests...While at Hobart Bay, Elders and guests were able...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/elder-shareholders-rejoice-their-land
Local
Students dig into Tlingit culture

...to help strengthen our youth in ways that just do not typically take place in a school setting." University professors and Elders assisted the students in learning Tlingit vocabulary and orthography, and the students have discovered their personal heritage...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/students-dig-tlingit-culture
Local
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...projects has students using the imagery to collect history and information about the villages and surrounding areas from local elders, Saupe said.___Information from: (Anchorage) Alaska Journal of Commerce, http://www.alaskajournal.com

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
2014 Annual Elders and Caregivers Workshop

...Caregivers Council will be hosting the 2014 Elders and Caregivers Workshop on Thursday, March...Building at 3235 Hospital Drive in Juneau. Elders and family members or friends who takes care of an elder, spouse, mother, father, aunt or other...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/2014-annual-elders-and-caregivers-w
Neighbors
'Silver tsunami' threatens housing woes

...CCS, Pioneer Home, private operators across the state, SAIL, the Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska Elders Group, Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Association and consulting firm Agnew Beck. "The big purpose of the study is to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-11/silver-tsunami-threatens-housing-woes
Local
Hands-on learning

...poles but share some of the same figures, determined by local elders. The Eagle pole, from the bottom to the top, shows a bear...constructed in the 1970s as a community center, and in 2000, Tlingit elder Cecilia Kunz renamed it Gajaa Hit, or "safe place to land...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/hands-learning
Art
Exploring history

...It may not be so much like that now, but when I was child growing up in Douglas, we grew up with those stories. When the elders talked about ancient history, we had the privilege and honor of sitting and listening," Schoppert said.In the story Schoppert...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
Photos: Celebrating Celebration through reflections of the past

Dancers, attendees, elders, youth and members of Native clans from all over Alaska converge on Juneau's downtown streetscape to experience the Grand Entrance and Celebration parades during the biannual event in 2012.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-09/photos-celebrating-celebration-through-
Local
Benzel ready for Saturday Fools Run

Native elder Martha Benzel, age 91, is looking forward to Saturday's Only Fools Run...has just helped write bylaws for the residents there.Benzel is a Tlingit elder from the Raven-Coho clan, and current camp council member for Camp 2...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-20/benzel-ready-saturday-fools-run
Sports

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