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Bomber's college friends face sentencing

...University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth with Tsarnaev - face sentencing this week.Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, both natives of Kazakhstan, impeded the investigation by taking Tsarnaev's backpack and computer from his dorm room. Robel Phillipos...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-02/bombers-college-friends-face-sentenc
Regional News
'Every Voice Matters'

...share stories around the theme of Alaska Native educational experiences. The Juneau Public...believed whitewashed the history of Alaska Native boarding school experiences. The JSD...things that came up ... was people in the Native community saying, 'We want to tell our...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/every-voice-matters
Art
SHI's Jineit summer formline workshops begin June 4 in Haines

...describes the complex designs that are the underlying components of Northwest Coast art. Another goal is to increase the number of Native artists and art instructors qualified to teach Northwest Coast art in public schools.In conjunction with the workshops, SHI...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/shis-jin%C3%A9it-summer-formline-workshop
Art
Kake's Respect Team declares "Disrespect is despicable"

...no one in the community knows it happened.If you're wondering who pays for such drastic measures, it's complicated. Native beneficiaries may have travel expenses paid by SEARHC, but these flights are also paid for by old fashioned collections from...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/kakes-respect-team-declares-disrespect-de
Art
Seven Southeast artists honored with Rasmuson Individual Artist Awards

...home to begin weaving her own tunic based on the old designs. Parker's woven pieces can currently be seen in Juneau at a new Native arts gallery on South Franklin Street, Haa Shagoon. (Parker will begin teaching a two-week Ravenstail weaving course at...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/seven-southeast-artists-honored-rasmuson-
Art
Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...regional affairs office and economic development office would shut down. That includes rural utility assistance and the Alaska Native Language Preservation Council. The Commercial Fishing Revolving Loan fund would continue, as would state-owned corporations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/mammoth-scope-shutdown-revealed
State | AK legislature
JSD: We can't afford only one high school

...graduation rate - from 65 percent to 80 percent in the whole population and from less than 50 percent to 70 percent among Alaska Native students.Other benefits, according to the district, are increased student access to extracurricular activities, increased...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-03/jsd-we-cant-afford-only-one-high-school
Local
What's in Bloom: Blue Camas

...Camas or Blue Camas, Camassia quamash, is an outstanding bulb native to western North America. In the wild, they grow en masse...Toxicoscordion sp.) were an important food source for the native peoples of the Pacific Northwest and were often used as trade...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/whats-bloom-blue-camas
Outdoors
Sheldon Jackson Museum to host three Native artists in residence

...Sheldon Jackson Museum to support the Sheldon Jackson Museum's Native Artist Residency Program. Three artists are scheduled for late...artist demonstrators program to link historic and contemporary Native culture for visitors as well as Alaska residents.The Museum...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/sheldon-jackson-museum-host-three-native-
Art
New UAS chancellor takes reins

...years in the UAF Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development. What do you see...step in attracting and raising up Alaska Native students to create a more diverse campus...provide programs that serve the Alaska Native community. We're very interested in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/new-uas-chancellor-takes-reins
State | Local

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