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Gladys Aceveda Friday

Gladys Friday-Aceveda was born in Angoon/Killisnoo on February 7th, 1927 and passed away on January 4th, 2016. She was of the Eagle Moeity, Dakl´awedí, Yaa Ayaanasnak Kéet...
Photo: Fortress of the Bear

...Bear resident brown bear Toby waves as her two siblings play with the bear sanctuary's original resident bears, Chaik and Killisnoo, Friday morning. Last week the bears' separate one-acre habitats were linked when a gate was opened on a new barred breezeway...
Memorial to the Forgotten

KILLISNOO ISLAND - The Orthodox bishop of Alaska...Funter Bay internment camp, 17 here at Killisnoo, 20 at Ward Lake (near Ketchikan...with his wife, Ann. He traveled to Killisnoo with the Friends of Admiralty Island...
My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

The cemetery on Killisnoo Island is obscured less by the tall surrounding forest than selective history we call the American experiment. Thanks to the Friends...
Photo: Mine!

Chaik and Killisnoo, the resident bears at the Fortress of the Bear in Sitka, check out a bucket this month, lowered from above, containing a live...
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...said. "I would have gotten mad. He said 'I'm sorry to have bothered you.'"Soboleff, Kookesh said, was born in Killisnoo, which burned down in the 1920s. Its residents, including Soboleff, moved to Angoon. Soboleff's father was a Russian...
From the Arts desk

...large collection of turn-of-the century photographs taken by Vincent Soboleff (Walter Soboleff's uncle) in Angoon and Killisnoo, a neighboring community and Soboleff's home town. The book, published by the University of Oklahoma press is 2013...
Celebrating Walter Soboleff Day: A Remembrance

...orphaned in Sitka who traveled to Killisnoo, 2 miles southeast of Angoon...minister Ivan Soboleff, lived in Killisnoo with his parents and three brothers.Walter was born Nov. 14, 1908 in Killisnoo as Kha'jaq'tii (One Slain in...
Arts calendar music, 10 p.m., McGivney's.SATURDAY, May 31Historic and Cultural Cruise to Angoon/Killisnoo, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., depart from Statter Boat Harbor Auke Bay. Details, 586-6738.Seward Street Arts Festival...
Behind the camera

...photographer in the Yukon working from 1920 until 1945, and Vincent Soboleff, a Russian American photographer working in Killisnoo and Angoon. Soboleff, the uncle of Tlingit leader Walter Soboleff, is the focus of a recently published book by anthropologist...


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