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Writers Weir: Life with my Grandparents

...grandpa Duncan bought a Hanson boat in 1963 and named it Mary D after my grandma Duncan. Mary Elizabeth Duncan worked at Hood Bay Hawk Inlet Excursion Inlet cannery in 1970's. She started fishing with my grandpa Duncan around 1970-1973. They...
John Ebona

John EbonaJuly13, 1935-February 3, 2015Born July 13, 1935, in Hood Bay, Alaska, to parents Martin (Filipino) and Annie Paul James Ebona (K'iyaaltin), Tlingit. Tribal Member of the Yeil; Deisheetaan...
William Gabriel John

William (Billy) Gabriel John, was born on March 29, 1931 in Hood Bay, Alaska. He walked into the forest on February 9, 2015 at his home in Angoon, Alaska. He was survived by his siblings Verna...
A bridge between generations: Cyril George remembered

...treasure."George's Tlingit names were Khaalkhaawu, Kaatdaa, Khaakaak'w and L.atkadu.een. He was born in Hood Bay in Angoon on October 4, 1922, to Willis and Lilly George. He attended Sheldon Jackson high school and college in Sitka...
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Celebrating Walter Soboleff Day: A Remembrance

...1925, while a freshman at Sheldon Jackson High School, Soboleff took his first real job, working 10 hours a day at a Hood Bay fish cannery for 25 cents an hour. He continued working at a fish plant in Killisnoo in the summers."It was a lot of...
Alice J. Bennett

...where she lived and attended Angoon School. Alice was a cannery worker at several different canneries, Todd Cannery, Hood Bay, Tenakee and Hawk Inlet. She married her husband Joseph C. Bennett, Sr. on November 3, 1936. Joe, Alice and their...
Cannery reunion days

...Ebona-Michel, the elderly services coordinator for Tlingit and Haida. "They still talk about those days at Hawk Inlet, in Hood Bay, in Chatham, in Tenakee, and how hard they worked. It was a part of their life that they will never forget, and I...
Sshaq shows off Juneau to work the horse, which resides at Fairweather Stables. With the Canadays' home of eight years being on Hood Bay of Admiralty Island, Debbie Canaday must travel to the capital city once a month to make sure Sshaq is exercised properly...
First Friday

...Alaska's lone maple. He finds some broken branches near Mendenhall Glacier and harvests more from his cabin property at Hood Bay, near Angoon. His second-favorite wood is "Algerita," a yellow and dark-brown wood that he finds near his brother's...
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Land swap on Douglas wins OK

...Douglas Island for private land in south Hood Bay on Admiralty Island. Alaska Regional...The property is at the south arm of Hood Bay and is surrounded by Admiralty Island...supported a move to acquire the land in Hood Bay, but didn't want to give up the...


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