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Around town for Monday, Oct. 20

...regular meeting, outgoing Assemblymembers will be acknowledged and incoming Assemblymembers will be sworn in.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-20/today-oct-20
Local
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...membership residing in rural Alaska.To put this in perspective, according to the 2013 census, Alaska Natives and American Indians comprise about 18 percent of Alaska's overall population.Bill Walker's campaign continues to make statements before checking...

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Letters
Juneau archives facility to be named for Tlingit hero

...salmon fishing - victories that were accomplished before the 1924 Indian Citizenship Act and during a period in American history when...He also lobbied for the 1936 amendment to extend the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) to Alaska, under which most Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/juneau-archives-facility-be-named-t
Neighbors
Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

...disease, the leading cause of death for Alaska Natives, and lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among American Indian/Alaska Natives, according to the Center for Disease Control. "Adopting smoke-free or tobacco-free policies and higher...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/grand-camp-supports-smoke-free-work
Neighbors
Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...the required ID. Wisconsin also would accept photo ID from a four-year public college or a federally recognized American Indian tribe, while Texas does not.In a sharply worded dissent for three justices in the Texas case, Ruth Bader Ginsburg said her...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-19/court-balks-last-minute-voting-change
Not For Web
Franklin P. Johnson

...Angoon. In 1960 his family moved to Juneau where he graduated from JDHS and then Haskell Indian Nations University. He was an Accountant for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Franklin leaves behind his wife, Anita; two grown children and their spouses...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-10-15/franklin-p-johnson
Death Notices
Vera Gazaway

...Maryland. But the call of Alaska was strong, and in September 1962, they returned to live in Juneau. HP worked for Bureau of Indian Affairs. Vera taught and was Teacher of the Year in the Juneau School District. Both retired in 1979. When HP and Vera closed...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172849714
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...Organized Village of Kasaan, Petersburg Indian Association, Yakutat Tlingit Tribe and the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.The establishment of...the Environmental Protection Agency's Indian General Assistance Program, Feldpausch...

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State
Around town for Friday, Oct. 17

...celebrate the organization's four years of monthly poetry slams and open mic events in the community.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.Evening at...

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Local
Today in sports history

...500th goal in an 8-6 win over the Boston Bruins. Kurri becomes the 18th player to reach the mark.1995 - The Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series to win their first AL pennant since 1954.2000 - Patrick...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-17/today-sports-history
Sports

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