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Teaching formline

...staff and tribal administrative staff in 10 communities.In designing and compiling the kit, SHI collaborated with local teachers and artists as well as formline experts Nathan Jackson, Delores Churchill, Nicholas Galanin, Steve Brown and Da-ka-xeen...
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

Auke Bay Elementary School second grade teacher Allie Smith's students play games, measure snow and watch for seasonal changes in the outdoors.
Young piano student to perform public concert

...teaching Farley-Robinson since he was 7, said her student's unusual talent prompted her to enlist the help of another local teacher, Mary Watson, to assist in his instruction about two years ago. Since then Farley-Robinson has been receiving...
Empire Editorial: Challenges await new superintendent

...2009. It's an upward trend our community expects to continue. Another challenge will come when the district and local teachers start negotiating another contract this fall. Juneau teachers came closer to a strike last winter than they have...
Hearthside Books sells to local teacher

After about a year of trying to sell the business, Hearthside Books owners Susan Hickey and Debbie Reifenstein found a taker - former Riverbend Elementary School teacher Brenda Weaver.
Learning together

...when six students of Tlingit took part in the first-ever clan conference spelling bee. Pronouncer Hans Chester, a local teacher who has been helping to lead Tlingit immersion camps since 2005, led participants through a few practice rounds...
Ten practical steps to your language revival

...This portion of a speech was made into a song by Harold Jacobs, and has recently been adapted by Selina Everson and local teachers of Tlingit language and culture to say, "we have opened this box of wisdom, which was left in our hands." It...
Dzantik'i Heeni students, teacher prepare for national math contest

Two Juneau students will compete in a national math competition as part of an Alaska team coached by a local teacher. Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School students Logan Spencer and Robbie Sylvester will join Devon Preston of Eagle River and Logan...
Most at meeting want mine open

From local teachers and artists to engineers and corporate executives, more than 50 people had something to say about the proposed Kensington mine...
Beyond disagreement

...and efficiently extracted from a three-square mile footprint within ANWR's 30,000-square-mile area. As a local teacher, surely Mr. Steele knows that Alaska comprises 586,412 square miles. He preaches that we must sacrifice by walking...


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