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'That's history': UAS sets record for Native graduates

...of three graduates who received UAS' first degrees in Alaska Native languages and studies this year.Tlingit elder Marie Olson said she could hardly believe what she was seeing as she looked out over the 18 Native graduates and their friends and...
Celebrate civil rights on Elizabeth Peratrovich Day today

...out?"The importance of the vocal advocacy for equal rights of activists like Peratrovich can't be understated.Marie Olson said in a December interview that the Peratroviches "believed in human rights, and they believed in equality, and...
The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

...Women Voters' Juneau chapter, including carolyn and George Brown, Cheryl Jebe and Marjorie Menzi; with Tlingit elder Marie Olson providing guidance, educator Brenda Campen creating the viewers' guide, and Annie Calkins as the project evaluator...
No mushrooms on the traditional menu

...Rainforest - but it turns out Carol is allergic to mushrooms and it wasn't a focus of the two volumes published. Marie Olson provided the Tlingit translations for the book and no doubt knows a ton, but I was unable to get in touch with her...
Bill Ray

...Lile) Olson of Idaho, and niece Donna Olson of Idaho. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Amber Marie Olson and his grandson Will Shattuck.Per Bill's wishes, no services will be held. Condolence cards may be sent to...
League of Women Voters thanks local voters

...Fulwiler, Hetty Barthel, Anne Fuller, Marjorie Menzi, Cheryl Jebe, Barbara Belknap, Beverly Haywood, Vivian Hegg, Marie Olson, George and Carolyn Brown, and Geny Del Rosario. These volunteers worked to register seniors at the local high schools...
Giving voice to the past: Local writers provide depth to ANB history

...lines, and include the participation of Tlingit elders Marie Olson (Kaayistaan), and Ed Kunz Jr. (Seitaan), both...disagreements."In her "In Sisterhood" interview, elder Marie Olson makes a similar point about Tlingit tradition setting...
Local doctor named to LWV national board, talks issues

...from leadership locally and handed off the Peratrovich Project to her husband, Dr. George Brown, with the help of Marie Olson and Cheryl Jebe. Brown has also significantly decreased her offerings as a medical doctor. Leadership in the League...

...Douglas City Museum presentation honoring the 100th anniversary of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, Oct. 20. Elder Marie Olson and the young and upcoming Native leader Ishmael Hope opened the event by offering their personal appreciation of an...
Drink to your health

...pocket-size and waterproof book, "Wild, Edible and Medicinal Plants," written by Carol Biggs, with some help from Marie Olson, and featuring vibrant photographs of useful plants.In addition to being certain one prepares a plant properly and...


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