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New ruling on protective orders for Alaska Native tribes

FAIRBANKS - Alaska Native tribes will no longer be forced to go...that protective orders issued by Alaska Native tribes, other tribes and governments...no doubt add to the protection of our Native women and children in our villages...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/new-ruling-protective-orders-alaska-nat
State
Some Alaska Natives allowed visa-free travel to Russian area

...travel back and forth to a Russian region without a visa under a 1989 agreement that was recently revived.Vera Metcalf, a Native leader who works part time with the State Department, said Friday that the program allows indigenous residents from both sides...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/some-alaska-natives-allowed-visa-free-t
State
Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing

...almost $7 million in grants to Alaska Native organizations pursuing housing projects...senior rental housing project? Eklutna Native Village, $600,000 to build a health clinic...infrastructure for 20 multi-family houses? Native Village of Akutan, $170,680 to rehabilitate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/feds-award-almost-7-million-tribes-hous
State
Teaching formline

...formline -- the design elements around which most Northwest Coast Native art is built. The in-depth educational resource, designed...Steve Brown and Da-ka-xeen Mehner, who make up SHI's Native Artist Committee.The project was led by SHI's Kari Groven...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/teaching-formline
Art
Ketchikan shipyard to raise totem

...capital of the world," he said. "The art of the Native people here is so powerful. Not only is it powerful...idea of respect, and the importance of honoring Native Americans and Native Alaskans.They were also cognizant, Pearson said...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-07-29
Art
Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...Congress. Founded in 1991, ACB is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that takes part in Reading Rendezvous, Letters about Literature, Alaska Native Heritage Month, the National Book Festival, and other events and programs.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/dee-longenbaugh-wins-contributions-litera
Art
Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

...who have had 10,000 years to hone it. One time a group of us watched a fly fisherman doing catch and release. An Alaska Native in the group looked on a while and said, almost (but not quite) to himself, "There's the white man playing with his food...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/putting-fish-part-iii-fishing-options
Art
Rainy Day Reads: Finding myself in a book

...point, 15-year-old me simply commented "history does repeat itself." (Spoilers: They discover Yosemite and all the Native Americans who lived there were displaced and died)I recently turned 25, a whole quarter century, a landmark that gets you...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-07-29-1
CCWFeatures
New traveling exhibition on Native concepts of health and illness opens

A new traveling exhibition, "Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness," which examines...and medicine among contemporary American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian people, has opened in Juneau.The...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/new-traveling-exhibition-native-concepts-
Art
Tagaban shows 'Sexual Sovereignty' in Anchorage

...kind of, of the queer community and the Native community, or my perception of the history...Tagaban said he took refuge in his Native heritage and culture before he could come...struggles for sovereignty and rights of Native and LGBT people.Native children being...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/tagaban-shows-sexual-sovereignty-anchorag
Art

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