Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings any level. "DeArmond taught Poulson and other students while living at the Sitka Pioneers' Home with her husband, historian R.N. DeArmond, beginning in 1991, a period of her life in which she remained highly productive. Once a week, in the...
Black golfer recognized for breaking first racial barriers on the links

...autobiography, "Just Let Me Play," wrote that he believed his struggle even mightier than Robinson's.Tony Parker, historian for the World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Augustine, Florida, said the battles fought by Sifford and others benefited...
Via 'Chicago' the way I wanted."Musical director Cohen was also given a job well-suited to his expertise as a composer, jazz historian and musician, one he could really sink his teeth into. His first and most important step was to adapt the original music...
Friends of City Museum meeting to feature fish trap history, protect, and promote Juneau-Douglas History, the Friends have invited James Mackovjak, well-known Gustavus historian, to discuss his recent book, "Alaska Fish Traps," following their brief annual meeting. This is a free public event...
Friends of City Museum meeting to feature fish trap history, protect, and promote Juneau-Douglas History, the group has invited James Mackovjak, a well-known Gustavus historian, to discuss his recent book "Alaska Salmon Traps, Their History and Impact on Alaska," following our brief annual meeting...
Two poems by Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

In honor of the recent passing of highly regarded Alaska poet, scholar, translator, historian and linguist Richard Dauenhauer, here are two poems from his most recent poetry collection, "Benchmarks: New and Selected Poems...
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...University Press Richard Dauenhauer has been described by many titles: poet, translator, scholar, linguist, anthropologist historian, editor, educator, anthologist. And in Juneau, his home since 1983, also: mentor, colleague, neighbor, friend...
Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

Southeast Alaska lost a poet, a translator, a scholar, a former poet laureate and a historian on Tuesday. Richard "Dick" Dauenhauer was all of these things and more in his lifetime, which ended after a battle with cancer...
When war broke out, they didn't wait to volunteer

...loud to the audience. The message was from Canada's undersecretary of state and said England was at war with Germany.Historian Michael Gates shared this story last month in the Yukon News. On Aug. 4, the Yukon Historical and Museums Association re-created...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...on Jan. 8, 2011."How to be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life" by Ruth Goodman. British social historian Goodman resolved to do everything the way the Victorians did it, including personal hygiene, corset-wearing and hand-washing...


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