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'Learning to Listen': Authors to discuss cultural assumptions in Alaskan literature

...ago, Ernestine Hayes entered the MFA program at the University of Alaska Anchorage, working on what would become "Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir." One of her teachers in the program was Sherry Simpson. The two writers began conversations about...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/learning-listen
Art
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

...Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Davidson's work can also...Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. and the Alaska...Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.In addition to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/dream-team-assembled-soboleff-center
Art
Photo: Panel installation

...of the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority, install a new panel on the side of the Gajaa Hit building in Juneau's Indian Village on Friday. The panel replaces an older worn out one along with two totems poles recently finished by brothers TJ and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-16/photo-panel-installation
Local
Death Notice: Harold McKinely Sr.

...building of many Hoonah homes under Tlingit & Haida Housing. He traveled all over Alaska as an electrician for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and worked at SEARHC in the maintenance department.He is preceded in death by daughter Cora Ann; son Renner McKinley...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-09-04/death-notice-harold-mckinely-sr
Death Notices
Evening at Egan Lecture Series kicks off Friday

...around the world. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace prize, he has been awarded the Swedish Right Livelihood Award, the Indian 'Millennium Gandhi Award' and the Niwano Peace Prize in Japan. His Juneau lecture builds on ideas expressed in "The Wisdom...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-04/evening-egan-lecture-series-kicks-friday
Art
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...declassified.None of the indigenous population was included. The program founders believed that agents from the "Eskimo, Indian and Aleut groups in the Territory should be avoided in view of their propensities to drink to excess and their fundamental indifference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-stay-behind-agents
State
Baranof Island brew 6-packed for travel

...cans. We want to get the product out there and get people drinking our beer," Feurey said.The brewery's first Silver Bay Indian Pale Ale was canned last month. Feurey said Baranof picked the IPA because it's the brewery's most popular brew.The new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/baranof-island-brew-6-packed-travel
State
Tlingit, Haida sign agreement with state

With a pair of signatures and a handshake between Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson and Gov. Sean Parnell on Monday, the state of Alaska has committed to developing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/tlingit-haida-sign-agreement-state
Local
Bethel woman to compete for Miss Indian World

...later this month for the title of Miss Indian World.Megan Leary, a graduate of Bethel...High School, will compete in the Miss Indian World Cultural Pageant April 22-26 at...former Miss Cama-i and Miss World Eskimo Indian Olympics, said she is excited to represent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/bethel-woman-compete-miss-indian-world
State
World famous activist to speak in Juneau

...community models. He is the recipient of several international awards including the Swedish "Right Livelihood Award," the Indian "Millennium Gandhi Award" and the Japanese "Hiwano Peace Prize." He has been nominated twice for the Nobel Peace prize...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-31/world-famous-activist-speak-juneau
Neighbors

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