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Sealaska, Kasaan sign sacred site management agreement

The Organized Village of Kasaan is now the manager of its traditional...Corporation, Sealaska Heritage Institute and Kasaan agreed to this in a memorandum of understanding...know that Sealaska is entrusting the Kasaan people their rightful title and access...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-15/sealaska-kasaan-sign-sacred-site-manage
Local
'Identity through Pride': Festivities on Prince of Wales Island unite Alaskan Haidas

The communities of Kasaan and Hydaburg are inarguably distinct...is home to more than 300 residents, Kasaan less than 60. A closer look, however...connecting both by a common culture; Kasaan and Hydaburg are the only Haida communities...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-05/identity-through-pride-festivities-prince
Art
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

...and the vision needs to include values," said Frederick Olsen Jr., tribal vice president with the Organized Village of Kasaan. "We need to establish amongst ourselves, Alaskans and British Columbians, what's right. What kind of future are we going...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/alaska-raises-concerns-over-possible-mi
State
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...safety to those prior to the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Frederick Olsen, Jr., tribal vice president of the Organized Village of Kasaan, compared mines next to the Tongass to strip clubs and bars next to churches. "You just don't do it," he said. "Everyone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-07/tribes-public-work-toward-unified-voice
Local
Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year

...serve as fire chief or, when needed, help raise a totem pole. Kasaan's Zachary West was recognized on Monday as Southeast Alaska's...the program for two and a half years, he said, and he chose Kasaan because he has family on Prince of Wales. He's from Coeur...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/kasaans-west-named-vpso-year
Local
Village of Kasaan has plan for safe water

The village of Kasaan hopes to have safe drinking water from...silt that then flowed into Linkum Creek, Kasaan's only source of drinking water. The...such as after big storms. But once Kasaan can keep its water tank full, it can...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011299/Loc_kassan.html
Local
Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing

...systems at three homes? Northway Village, $600,000 to build a community center? Organized Village of Kasaan, $599,904 for the Kasaan Community Use Facility? Saint Paul Island, $600,000 to rehabilitate 12 single-family homes? Rampart...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/feds-award-almost-7-million-tribes-hous
State
Grant will speed restoration of Haida longhouse

KASAAN - A grant will help speed restoration of...work program, rebuilt it in the 1930s in Kasaan, a village on the eastern side of Prince...Tribal Council for the Organized Village of Kasaan, told CoastAlaska.The tribal government...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-13/grant-will-speed-restoration-haida-long
State
Commercial Dungeness crab fishery hurts stocks

The village of Kasaan was successful in getting an out-of-cycle...harvest by 97 percent, which left the Kasaan residents only catching about 3 percent...opened on the West coast. The residents of Kasaan only got 3 percent of their normal customary...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021710/opi_564131761.shtml
Opinion
Historical photo: Old Community House

Item 89: Photograph postcard labeled "Old community house, Old Kasaan, Alaska," photograph by W. H. Case, circa 1890s.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-07/old-community-house
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