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Dr. Walter Soboleff Day to be observed Nov. 14

...original painted portrait of him from Sealaska to Sealaska Heritage Institute."He had a profound effect on Native and non-Native people across the state. He was a prominent spiritual force for our people at a time when we needed it the most...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/dr-walter-soboleff-day-be-observed-nov-14
Art
Southeast Alaska's invisible (and invasive) war

...wetlands, beach fringe habitat, riparian zones and stream banks, however, are another story.Hudson said there are 99 non-native plants that have been found in Juneau at one time or another, and narrows that to 18 which pose the biggest threat...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-30/southeast-alaskas-invisible-and-inva
Outdoors
Inupiaq woman joins traditional tattooing movement

...Tahbone said. The practice, both aesthetic and symbolic in nature, fell into disuse for decades after contact with non-Natives. However, a growing movement has surfaced in the 21st century to revitalize traditional tattooing and Tahbone has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-26/inupiaq-woman-joins-traditional-tattooi
State
Invasive species workshop hosted in Juneau

...public lecture at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Mendenhall Valley Library. His talk is titled "Juneau's Green Invasion: Non-Native Plants That Threaten Local Ecosystems."The workshop in the next two days will address Southeast concerns, including...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-23/invasive-species-workshop-hosted-jun
Outdoors
Groups signal plan to sue over effort to save bull trout

...the cold-water species include warming water caused by climate change, isolated populations, hybridization with non-native brook trout, and competition from foreign lake trout, experts say.The recovery plan stems from the settlement of...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-09/groups-signal-plan-sue-over-
Nation and World
Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

...appreciative audience base. All the artists who come to Juneau love the reception they receive here.Alaska Native and non-Native artists and art forms are usually discussed as separate elements of the arts community, especially in the past. How...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/art-history-sybil-davis-and-ken-deroux
Art
My Turn: The Alaska Constitution is worth defending

...by Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare and Indian Health Service, at fully funded clinics and hospitals.Seniors who are non-Native are at the short end of the stick.Although Rep. Kito, Richard Moniak and the Empire believe that $450,000 is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-23/my-turn-alaska-constitution-worth-def
Opinion
Lawsuit, divisiveness hamper Native Hawaiian election effort

...urging the judge not to grant an injunction by pointing out that Native American tribes hold elections that exclude non-natives.Ritte doesn't want Hawaiians to be another tribe."We don't have the same history as Indians," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-20/lawsuit-divisiveness-hamper-
Nation and World
A second chance

...Second Chance Reentry Program is open to both Natives and non-Natives, criminal recidivism is something that his organization...The program is open to recently released Native and non-Native offenders seeking training, education or employment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-11/second-chance
Local
More on Kake's totem

...Haines.As was stated in the article, Carl Heinmiller did the design work on the Kake totem and led the project. A non-Native, he was adopted by Mildred (Hotch) Sparks and the Elders of the Whale House of the Gaanaxteidi in the early 1950s...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/more-kakes-totem
Art

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