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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.
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...
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...
Drink to your health

...than a lecture by the slated speaker, but a collaboration with other knowledgeable audience members. Elders like Helen Watkins can be spotted in the audience. Watanabe also introduced her mother, Gerry Williams, sitting toward the back - she...
Third Art of Place series to begin Jan. 25

...Contemporary Gathering Of Herring Eggs, with Roby LittlefieldApril 26, Putting It All Together: Edible Art Of Place, with Helen Watkins and Gerry WilliamsEach presentation will take place on a Friday in the UAS Glacier View Room in the Egan Library wing...
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...
The art of preparing fish

...contemporary gathering of herring eggs with Roby Littlefield and "Putting it all together: Edible Art of Place" with Helen Watkins and Gerry Williams. If this first event was any indicator, some members of the audience have as much knowledge to...


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