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Tlingit code talkers honored with Congressional Silver Medals

...but it's Indian land, too. We had to fight for it, otherwise we could have lost it to other foreign powers."Mark Jacobs Jr. and Harvey Jacobs from Sitka, George Lewis and Jeff David Sr. from Haines and Richard Bean from Hoonah were the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-21/tlingit-code-talkers-honored-congressio
State | Local
Senate run goals set

...and recognized with a Congressional Gold Medal for their service during World War II. They are: Harvey Jacobs and Mark Jacobs, Jr. of Sitka; Robert Jeff David and George Lewis of Haines; and Richard Bean, Sr. from Hoonah. I would like to express...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-20/senate-run-goals-set
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...for this conference has been overwhelming," he said. The organizers have dedicated their efforts to the memory of Mark Jacobs Jr., a noted Tlingit political and clan leader who died in 2005. The meeting is set for March 22-25. For more information...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122206/sta_20061222029.shtml
News
ANCSA remains another unfulfilled promise

I remember hearing the following phrase repeated by my father, Mark Jacobs Jr., numerous times: "When a white man fights for his land he is called a patriot. When an Indian fights for his land he is called...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062110/opi_657047780.shtml
opinion
Obituaries

...Craig and Janice Jackson of Iowa. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, her brother Mark Jacobs, Jr., and sister Beth Karras of Sitka, maternal aunt Matilda Gamble of Angoon and Paternal aunt Julia Davis of California...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020499/Com_obit.html
Comm
`Our grandfather's property' returned

Over and over the floor reverberated with feet stamping -- the Tlingit equivalent of hands clapping -- as four priceless Angoon artifacts were welcomed back Friday afternoon at the Alaska State Museum.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080600/Loc_grandfathers.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Craig and Janice Jackson of Iowa. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, her brother Mark Jacobs, Jr., and sister Beth Karras of Sitka, maternal aunt Matilda Gamble of Angoon and Paternal aunt Julia Davis of California...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020499/Com_obit.shtml
Mark Jacobs Jr.

Southeast Alaska resident, Mark Jacobs Jr., 81, died quietly at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka around 5 p.m., on Jan. 13, 2005, with his wife, Adelaide, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012005/obi_20050120018.shtml
Obituaries
Henry Charles Brown

...are Henry, Fred, Jim, George, Tom and Mark Stevens and Alex Stevens III. Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Alex, Mark Jacobs Jr., Thomas Young Sr., Evans Willard, David Light, Tom Katzeek, Ron Sparks, William "Chief" Johnson, Austin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022802/obi_brown.shtml
Obituaries
Adelaide Loraine Jacobs Bartness

...Jackson in 1948, where she met her future husband Mark Jacobs Jr. in 1946. She loved putting up traditional foods...She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Mark Jacobs, Jr., children Richard, Phillip and Karen, her parents...

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