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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

COFFEE WITH ETHEL BY KLAS STOLPE CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY W hen Ethel Lund invited me into her Douglas home, I was expecting a lesson in the Tlingit language or Native land rights or health care reform or how to do a cartwheel on an old gymnasium floor.
AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...years old, formed when Alaska was a young state and indigenous land rights were at stake. Mallott noted that if Native leaders had not acted then to retain their lands, the opportunity might not have come again."We all knew that we were...
44th in the 49th

...traveled by motorcade to the Captain Cook hotel in downtown Anchorage for what was billed as a roundtable with Alaska Native leaders.After that, he was driven to the Dena'ina Convention Center to deliver the closing address at the one-day GLACIER...
Traveling exhibit "Native Voices" opens at UAS Egan Library

...documenting the Alaska Native Educational Experiences." he Native Voices exhibition concept grew out of meetings with Native leaders in Alaska, Hawai`i and the Lower 48.The National Library of Medicine is the world's largest library of the...
Five-year exhibit at Penn Museum features Southeast Tlingit contributors

...interactive. It is designed to "challenge common Native American stereotypes and explore the many ways in which today's Native leaders are creating and maintaining religious, political, linguistic, and artistic independence."Through four main...
After Bennett visit, groups are cautiously optimistic of progress

At a joint press conference Wednesday afternoon, environmental, fishing and Native leaders said they were optimistic about the outcome of Juneau meetings between Alaskans and a British Columbia delegation led by provincial...
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Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...elected representatives and Alaska Native leaders - that he is listening to their...called "historic."But although Native leaders commended the state for its...then.Ultimately, Mallott told Native leaders on Wednesday the state's role...
New traveling exhibition on Native concepts of health and illness opens

...accessible to people no matter where they live or work. The Native Voices exhibition concept grew out of meetings with Native leaders in Alaska, Hawai`i and the Lower 48."This exhibition honors the Native tradition of oral history and establishes...
Study: Changing climate prompts boreal forest shift

...some of the most pristine large rivers left on Earth. Sam Demientieff, a longtime Interior river traveler and Alaska Native leader, provided much of the river transportation and expertise required to navigate the silt-filled water and constantly...
Warming climate leaves fewer walrus to hunt

...Diomede Island, only a few miles from Russia. The community of 120 harvested one walrus in 2014, prompting city and Native leaders to seek assistance from the state.This year, 10 walrus were harvested, according to Diomede hunter Robert Soolook...


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