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Photo: Cancer cuts

...was hosted by the Capital City Fire/Rescue at the Juneau eatery Salt. This was Tapp's third straight year being shorn at the event. He does it in honor of his great-grandmother Helen Watkins, a breast cancer survivor of 30 years.
Edible Art of Place: Series culminates in hands-on presentation, potluck

...Place series Friday morning. The featured speakers were Helen Watkins and Gerry Williams, both of whom had contributed to...ever find yourself in her company.Also presenting was Helen Watkins, whose contributions have been plentiful during the...
Final Edible Art of Place of the season to be held Friday

...making teas and jellies, and she'll be demonstrating soapberries, a hands-on perennial favorite at Art of Place. Helen Watkins will be sharing her knowledge of seal and salmon and will demonstrate black seaweed preparation. A potluck of Native...
Life imitates Art (of Place)

...the slideshow for the presentation, and local elder Helen Watkins. The Littlefields run a children's fish camp, for...might be renewed. Glossary: Gaax'w- herring eggs (Helen Watkins said her Tlingit language is limited, but some things...
Friday's Edible Art of Place to focus on herring eggs

...herring eggs, there will be one more event in the series, "Putting it All Together: Edible Art of Place," led by Helen Watkins and Gerry Williams, on April 26. This final event of the season will include a potluck of traditional and contemporary...
Valuable lessons learned in Neighbors

...important discussion about keeping culture alive. I was so appreciative of the shared knowledge from Percy and Ed Kunz, Helen Watkins, Libby Watanabe, Roby and John Littlefield and Gerry Williams, not to mention the contributions of audience members...
Local students asking: Why do we live here?

...are working closely with Tlingit elders and knowledge bearers for this class including Percy and Edward Jr. Kunz, Helen Watkins, David Katzeek, Paul Marks, Fred White, Liana Wallace, Edward Hotch, Victoria Johnson, John Smith, and Marsha...
No mushrooms on the traditional menu

...said, I should ask some others. A wise woman always knows there is much she may not know.Libby suggested I call Helen Watkins, who has a vast wealth of knowledge of traditional foods, and who presented at nearly every AoP session, even when...
Art of Place lecture series wraps up season Friday offered Friday, April 27, at the University of Alaska Southeast. "Art of Place as Sustenance" will feature Helen Watkins and Libby Watanabe, who will speak about methods of traditional harvest and food preparation.The event runs from...
Students get mix of plants, culture in Biology

...School biology teacher Henry Hopkins teaches an extensive plant project, and as part of that he invited Tlingit Native Helen Watkins to share her extensive local plant knowledge with his students. There are dozens of plants in Southeast Alaska that...


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