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Native council president responds to recall effort

...political power play by a colleague who wanted the seat. Stephanie Rainwater-Sande said charges by Tribal Council Member Elmer Makua are fabricated, vague and "self-indulgent griping." Makua, who was elected to the Tribal Council in the January...
Roadless comment deadline nears

...decision-making is putting the fox in charge of the chicken coop on an issue like saving wild forests," he said. Elmer Makua, executive director of the Tongass Conservation Society, pointed to a proposed timber sale on Gravina Island near...

...Tribal Council. Six are listed on the ballot: Sam Bergeron, John Brown, Elroy Edenshaw, incumbent David Jensen, Elmer Makua and current president Charles White. Cheryl Dodson and incumbent Rob Sanderson are running as write-in candidates...
Ketchikan assembly rejects advisory vote on bridges to airport

...As big as this project is, the borough should welcome the public input of a vote, although not too soon," said Elmer Makua of the Tongass Conservation Society. "It seems to me there's been a concerted effort to leave the average guy out...
Council seeks recall of KIC tribal leader

...KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan Indian Community Tribal Council has begun the process of recalling its president. Council member Elmer Makua, who launched the effort, contends KIC president Stephanie Rainwater-Sande mishandled tribal funds, neglected her...
Bush proposal would replace roadless rule

...being lauded by Republican politicians in the West and decried by some Democratic governors and many environmentalists. Elmer Makua, a tribal member of the Ketchikan Indian Community who opposes the Gravina sale, concedes that Southeast Alaska could...
Northwest Digest

...island during deer season and avoiding logging, road construction and any log transfer facility close to the inlet. But Elmer Makua of the Ketchikan Indian Corp. said: "Once again the Forest Service has ignored the public and chosen short-term...
Thank you

...John and Mary Bartholomew, Florence Rinehart, Caroline Demmert, Bob Merwick, James Hardiek, Priscilla Peele, Elmer Makua, Merry Warner Armin, Willard and Mary Jones, Evelyn Williams, Martha Bradley, National Spiritual Assembly of Baha...


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