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Five good (Alaskan) reads

...In Honor of Eyak: The Art of Anna Nelson Harry," edited by Michael Krauss Anna Nelson Harry was one of the last speakers of Eyak, a deeply quiet, unassuming Elder who lived in Tlingit country for much of her life. The tradition was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-10/five-good-alaskan-reads
Art
Linguists say Ninilchik Russian is distinct

...that it's unlikely that many more words would be found with further work.After the language disappears with the last speaker, it will live on in the memories of Wayne Leman's generation and in the dictionary they created. Some words will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-08/linguists-say-ninilchik-russian-distinc
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...than any textbook." Stoessinger was the first speaker in Juneau's Pillars of America Freedom series in 1992 and the last speaker in this year's 10th anniversary lineup. The Glacier Valley Rotary Club hosted the month-long series. Stoessinger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051101/Loc_Pillars.shtml
Photo: Spreading motivation

...focused on letting go of perceived barriers including fear and negative feelings. Jim "The Rookie" Morris will be the last speaker in the Glacier Valley Rotary Club sponsored series next Wednesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-04-27/photo-spreading-motivation
Local
Native language council seen as hope for indigenous culture

...000 speakers of Central Yup'ik.The issue of disappearing languages was highlighted recently with the death of the last speaker of the Eyak language.Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and other members of the Juneau legislative delegation supported...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-07/native-language-council-seen-hope-indig
Local | Neighbors
Out & About

...a garden program on growing roses in Southeast. Also featured with be the Glory Hole Community Garden project. The last speaker is still to be announced. Details: Terry Laskey, 586-1548. Jensen-Olson Arboretum Autumn Garden Party & Wine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092509/out_497334513.shtml
State predator program subject of wildlife talk

...to wildlife biologist Vic Van Ballenberghe. Van Ballenberghe will discuss the reasons for his opinion tonight as the last speaker for this season's Evening at Egan lecture series. The wildlife biologist is uniquely positioned to speak on the controversial...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112009/loc_527031601.shtml
Pillars speaker connects history to current events

...than any textbook." Stoessinger was the first speaker in Juneau's Pillars of America Freedom series in 1992 and the last speaker in this year's 10th anniversary lineup. The Glacier Valley Rotary Club hosted the month-long series. Stoessinger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051101/Loc_Pillars.html
Local
Many of world's 6,800 tongues face extinction

...speakers of Kutchi, leaving about 770,000. Manx, from the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea, disappeared in 1974 when its last speaker died. In 1992, a Turkish farmer's passing marked the end of Ubykh, a language from the Caucasus region with the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061901/Loc_language.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...speakers of Kutchi, leaving about 770,000. Manx, from the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea, disappeared in 1974 when its last speaker died. In 1992, a Turkish farmer's passing marked the end of Ubykh, a language from the Caucasus region with the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061901/Loc_language.shtml
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