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A Bishop's Perspective: Suicide is never a solution

...take their lives each year. During my six years in this state, I have been edified and encouraged by the efforts of Native elders, mental health professionals, teachers, parents, youths and religious leaders to help those who are most susceptible...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-23/bishops-perspective-suicide-never-sol
Opinion
Alaska premiere of salmon, Pebble film

...with his journey culminating in Bristol Bay. Titus learns of and describes the efforts of commercial fishermen, Native elders, business owners, scientists, and Alaskans who are fighting to save the world's largest, most valuable wild salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/alaska-premiere-salmon-pebble-film
Outdoors
JSD to fill two principal positions

...education, the highest population of English Language Learners in the district and cultural programs inviting Alaska Native elders and educators into the school.He acknowledged strength in employees from custodial staff to food workers, classified...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-18/jsd-fill-two-principal-positions
Local
House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...language than Tlingit, or Haida, or Gwich'in," Kreiss-Tomkins said.The bill would also make it easier for Native elders to be language teachers in these charter schools, he said.Another element of the bill is to allow subsistence foods...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/house-dems-talk-native-voting-languages
State | AK legislature
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...Superintendent Mark Miller announced that four questioned texts will be removed from classrooms.Flanked by three Native Elders who had attended boarding schools in their younger years, Miller made the announcement during a press conference at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
SHI staff begin moving in to Soboleff Center

...000-square-foot cedar building was designed by Juneau firm MRV Architects in conjunction with SHI and a panel of Native elders. It is being built by Dawson Construction and is projected to cost $20 million.Earlier this week, SHI was honored...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-21/shi-staff-begin-moving-soboleff-center
Local | Art
Sealaska Heritage Institute receives donation of recordings of Native elders

...major collection of recordings capturing the words of Native Elders and leaders. The recordings, which have been digitized, include interviews with many Native Elders and leaders, including Cy Peck, Sr., Matthew Fred...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100710/loc_717052659.shtml
News
Hot, nutritious lunches for elders

ANGOON - Native and non-Native elders, age 60 and older, are invited to enjoy hot, delicious lunches at noon, Monday through Friday, at the Angoon Shu' Senior...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062710/nei_662216762.shtml
neighbors
Kake Senior Center offers hot lunches for elders

KAKE - Native and non-Native elders, age 60 and older, are invited to enjoy hot lunches at noon Monday through Thursday at the Kake Senior Center, 177 Third Ave...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061409/nei_450838750.shtml
Scientists, religious, Native leaders discuss environment, find that they are diverse allies

FAIRBANKS - Scientists, Native elders and religious leaders took part in a four-hour panel discussion on how to become better stewards of the Earth. "As everyone...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-09/scientists-religious-native-leaders-dis
State

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