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My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

...served the next four years as the UAF's first director of Native studies. At a pivotal time, he brought Alaska Native elders from around the state into a college classroom to share their knowledge with students in an academic setting.In his...
My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...identity. They'll do so through a series of rural field expeditions, science seminars and engagements with Alaska Native elders and other leaders from around the world.For the next few days of this important dialogue at the GLACIER conference...
Sunshine, salmon and the governor

...ticket. She said she's "very happy" with their performance thus far. Martha Benzel, a 92-year-old Alaska Native elder who was sitting next to Lund, echoed the sentiment.More than 200 volunteers helped put the event together at the...
SHI prepares for grand opening of Soboleff Center

...30,000-square-foot building was designed by Juneau firm MRV Architects in conjunction with SHI and a panel of Native elders, and was built by Dawson Construction.The Soboleff Center will serve as a Northwest Coast Native cultural center...
Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...Juneau's Mendenhall Valley, said his mother once received what she considered to be a great compliment from an Alaska Native elder who attended a show of her work in Anchorage. After carefully looking at some of her paintings of life in Alaska's...
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...the same way that the blessings will come down for the people in need when this legislation is passed," said Alaska Native elder and leader David Katzeek at the rally. "Who can stop the rain in Juneau? So it will come upon us even if we don't...
State | AK legislature
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...
JSD to fill two principal positions, 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...
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...
State | AK legislature
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...
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