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Native poet tries crowdsourcing to visit King Island ghost village

...grounds near Nome, where there were doctors and jobs. Everyone was gone by 1966, several years after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs closed the village school because of declining numbers and concerns about a potential rock-slide.King...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-19/native-poet-tries-crowdsourcing-visit-k
State
Crowdsourcing wins poet visit to ghost village

...mainland, where there were jobs and doctors.The island was unoccupied by 1966, several years after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs closed the school because of dwindling numbers and concerns about a potential rock-slide. To this day...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-29/crowdsourcing-wins-poet-visit-ghost-vil
State
Bartlett, patients seek dialysis center for Juneau

...attacked his kidneys, Joe Kahklen said. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Troy Kahklen leaves work at the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs two and a half hours early to prepare for dialysis in the evening. Since 1991 he has been through a kidney...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101901/Loc_dialysis.shtml
Local
Darlin, Gruening are honored by chamber

...Juneau-Douglas Community College and made a career in human resource management. She went to work for the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs and worked for other government agencies until she retired as Juneau School District personnel officer in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111702/loc_chamber.shtml
News
Alaska editorial: Boarding schools are worth the money

...boarding schools comes from Native leaders and parents who attended Mt. Edgecumbe, back when it was run by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. Other families are simply frustrated by the continuing failures of village high schools. Public boarding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112505/opi_20051125001.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Natives say education system fails them

...it's a plea." Doreen Spear, a Barrow resident now attending the University of Alaska Anchorage, said the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs "tried to destroy our culture through the education of our children," she said. "No wonder the Inupiat...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121002/sta_nativeschool.shtml
News
Escalating erosion an unprecedented crisis for Native villages

...another $200,000 toward developing a dock and boat ramp at the new site, 480 miles west of Anchorage. The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs also funded construction of three homes there and residents have built a temporary barge landing. Another...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122706/sta_20061227026.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The bodies are mostly Native children - Eskimos, Indians and Aleuts. The hospital, which was run by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs at the time, did not notify families of the deaths or give the deceased a proper burial. Within the bunkers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011599/Loc_apology.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and 12 other regional corporations. He was, in 1973, the youngest person ever named commissioner of the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, at age 34. But for all of his accomplishments and importance, he could talk eye to eye with the average...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020800/Loc_memorial.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...S. Navy from 1943-1946. He moved to Galena in 1950 where he began his career in education with the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. He taught school in Galena, Chaneliak, Kasigluk and Minto. He then served as program administrator in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072700/Com_obits.shtml

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