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FASD strategies: A needs and strength-based Focus

...Court and filled them with apples, bananas, candies and cookies. This grew from Julian's natural, caring tendency to give elders water at the Gold Medal Basketball tournament. Now they pass out lunches or gift bags at Gold Medal.Mary recently presented...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-26/fasd-strategies-needs-and-strength-
Neighbors
New math adds up for board

...discussed at the regular board meeting:? Cultural learning, including middle school Tlingit language learning and inviting Elders into classrooms, ? LEAP and JAMM after-school programs, their success and balancing resources,? Submitting surveys...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-20/new-math-adds-board
Local
Juneau Community Foundation announces upcoming scholarship, grant deadlines

...applicants who demonstrate sufficient need for services, equipment, activities, and/or training that support children, youth, elders and/or other special needs groups. Grants are usually awarded by September 1, and typically range in amounts from $200...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/juneau-community-foundation-announces-upc
Art
Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...people and focusing power in his own ethnic Pashtun community, neglecting other ethnicities.The authorities, he said, "should respect the elders of this country because they are the ones who can bring people closer to the government."

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/afghan-warlord-warns-islamic-state-ri
Not For Web
A name restored

...Saaxu: Our Grandparents' Names on the Land," compiled by Dr. Thomas Thornton, along with Harold Martin and a team of elders, published by Sealaska Heritage Institute in 2012.The publication of the book spurred discussions and projects across the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/known-name
Art
Writers Weir: Grand Camp (Elizabeth Peratrovich poem)

Elders speak of a time when glaciers rose high and water was life to the landOf prosperous trade and plentiful game, when love was rich...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-18/writers-weir-grand-camp-elizabeth-peratro
Art
Elders and youth conference focuses on language

...importance are the focus of the annual First Alaskans Institute's Elders and Youth Conference that's taking place this week in Anchorage...in English, telling conference attendees that the values of elders and ancestors only really come across in the Native language...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/elders-and-youth-conference-focuses-lan
State
Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...featuring students who attended classes there to learn of their experiences, and discussed the era of segregation with their elders.Pastor Alfred L. Jones III remembers student unease about race issues when he taught history at Appomattox High. Now retired...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/events-observe-150-years-civil-wars-u
Not For Web
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...We have to heat our water in the winter," he said, explaining that the system supplies the town school and the homes of Elders.It would cost millions of dollars to redo the water system if it froze, he said, money Mountain Village doesn't have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-legislature-makes-cuts-ripples-w
State | AK legislature
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...accredited day care center in Alaska and created "what became the nation's first homemaker/home-health aide service to allow elders to stay and be cared for in their own homes," Clark said.Even after her second retirement, Kull was an active citizen lobbyist...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/alaska-womens-hall-fame-inducts-2-junea
Local

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