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Applications open for Native American Library Grants

...Services is accepting applications for Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants. The deadline is March 2.The Native American Library Services Enhancement...available to tribes that have active IMLS Native American Library Services Basic grants...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/applications-open-native-american-library
Art
Joan Marie Braley Sahlin

...School in Minneapolis. In 1955 his service to the Army brought Joan to her major love: Alaska. Later, in 1958 Joan married native Fairbanksan Gerald L. Hassel with whom she enjoyed the Fairbanks lifestyle of skiing, curling, and attending social events...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173669622
A big night in the arts

...which will be honored with the Alaska Native Arts award, and the Sitka Fine Arts Camp...NaMee Eriksen and Ziggy Unzicker, Alaska Native storyteller Ishmael Hope, artist MK MacNaughton...more at fineartscamp.org/? Alaska Native Arts: Sealaska Heritage Institute, JuneauSealaska...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...proclaimed that any sale must go through the Native people, who were the unconquered, legitimate...organized in the early 1900s under the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood to use the...to pursue the enactment of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971. Under...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-28/my-turn-time-immemorial
Opinion
SHI launches program to teach literacy skills through the arts

...increase academic achievement of Alaska Native students through the arts, said SHI President...funded through a grant from the Alaska Native Education Program. The program is managed by SHI's Native Language Specialist Katrina Hotch. Sealaska...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/shi-launches-program-teach-literacy-skill
Art
Varnell to lead carving course in Ketchikan

...ak.usThe course will run Mondays-Fridays, 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 19 through March. 4.For more information on Native Arts Studies Program classes and instructors, visit: KetchikanMuseums.org

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/varnell-lead-carving-course-ketchikan
Art
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the reserve, and Native village of Nuiqsut leaders prefer an alternative development...Slope Borough government supports the ConocoPhillips plan. The Native village corporations for Nuiqsut and the North Slope region...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/tribe-criticizes-walker-support-reserve
State | AK legislature
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...sales would be "targeted" - areas that had high petroleum potential but low conflict with environmental resources or Alaska Native village subsistence users.Previous lease sales have removed from consideration a 25-mile-wide buffer along the Chukchi...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/drilling-plan-may-restrict-sensitive-ar
State | AK legislature
UAF project documents Native hunting knowledge

Alaska Native people have been living with and harvesting marine mammals for millennia. Now, as the climate changes rapidly around them, they...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/uaf-project-documents-native-hunting
Outdoors
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...about 600 or so year-round residents, most of whom are Alaska Native.Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, the tribal government...investigating the incident. VPSOs are employed by the regional Alaska Native nonprofit corporation, not the state of Alaska or state troopers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/shocked-vpso-accused-using-taser-11-yea
Local

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