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Poll: US views of Francis dim; a plunge in approval ratings

...encyclical. Francis added a Cuba leg onto the beginning of the trip, from Sept. 19-22.Christopher Bellitto, a church historian at Kean University in New Jersey, said the decline from such a high-level of popularity was not surprising. "Who can...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/poll-us-views-francis-dim-plunge-appr
Not For Web
Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...Costley's mother from indentured servitude - a status that historians say would have been akin to enslavement for the black woman...Chicago, which is what drew the interest of a local amateur historian, Carl Adams. Adams, who now lives in Stuttgart, Germany...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/sleuths-trace-fate-1st-black-male-sla
Not For Web
What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...When "Selma," Ava DuVernay's movie about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., arrived in theaters late last year, some historians and critics took issue with her portrayal of Lyndon Johnson as a straggler in the effort for black voting rights, rather...

http://juneauempire.com/actor/2015-07-22
Art
Empire Editorial: Foundation plans to censor Ted Stevens' legacy

...Stevens' legacy now appears in jeopardy.Earlier this month, historian, author and Alaska Dispatch News columnist Dermot Cole revealed...neutral party, they will make Stevens' archive worth less. Historians will be unable to tell whether the files made available by...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-21/empire-editorial-foundation-plans-cen
Opinion
Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...Amstrup said. "All of the studies in the world won't help us there. If we don't deal with greenhouse gas emissions, those of us who have been studying polar bears for our whole lives will be nothing more than polar bear historians."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
State
Alaska Arts Confluence to present Building Relationships workshop in Klukwan

...the new Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center in Klukwan. The workshops run from 9:30 a.m to 3 p.m. at the center.Local historians Dan Henry and Lani Hotch will lead the morning session, "At.oow: Beauty, Heritage, and Possession." They will discuss...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/alaska-arts-confluence-presents-building-
Art
Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...Amstrup said. "All of the studies in the world won't help us there. If we don't deal with greenhouse gas emissions, those of us who have been studying polar bears for our whole lives will be nothing more than polar bear historians."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
State
Local filmmaker Hebert to make "Yuuyaraq" into a film

...therefore sacred. Napoleon writes that the interpreter of this world was the shaman, or angalkuq. The angalkuq were the historians, judges, and ministers of Yuuyaraq. They were the healers. The angalkuq medicine worked well before the arrival of western...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/local-filmmaker-hebert-make-yuuyaraq-film
Art
Celebration of Life planned for Roppel on June 21 in Wrangell

...celebration of life for Wrangell writer and historian Patricia Roppel will be held Sunday...age 76, following a long career as a historian, author and adventurer. An Alaskan...Two books led to her being named Alaska Historian of the Year, in 1977 and 2006. She...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/celebration-life-planned-roppel-june-21
Art
Museum emerging in Tenakee

...marked with coded prices of goods for sale at the grocery store. Letters.The building houses the majority of what local historian and Tenakee Historical Collection president Vicki Wisenbaugh calls an "emerging museum."Many of the future museum's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-08/museum-emerging-tenakee
Art

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