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A snapshot of Juneau, circa 1994 of the city's time capsule committee members, Marie Olson, joked at the time, "Let's hang it in the town had stuff they thought should go in there."Marie Olson, an Alaska Native Elder and the only Native on the city's...
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...rally, including former Juneau mayor Bruce Botelho, Sen. Dennis Egan, Assembly member Loren Jones and Tlingit Elder Marie Olson.After brief introductory remarks by French, Mallott spoke about his hopes and goals for Alaska under his leadership...
Photos: UAS Convocation

University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor John Pugh, left, and Marie Olson chat after speeches concluded at the university's convocation for new professors and staff on Tuesday, Aug. 19.
'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...
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...
SERRC/TLC thanks supporters for the GED Graduation, ESL Student Recognition and Awards Ceremony, "Celebrate Success!"

...TLC's Graduation and Awards Ceremony a very special event for graduates, their families and friends: Connie Munro and Marie Olson of the Alaska Native Sisterhood for greeting students and their families; Ernie Williams, John James, Edwin Chappell...


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