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Northwest Coast art: a window into culture

...focus of the new Walter Soboleff Building, but it's likely to be the aspect that draws in the most visitors. For non-Natives hoping to gain a better understanding of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures, the artwork is a good place to start...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/northwest-coast-art-window-culture
Art
Youth corps, USFS to offer paid summer positions

...according to the release. The crew-based work will focus on trail and shelter maintenance, firewood hauling, non-native invasive plant control, wilderness stewardship, conservation education and ecological restoration inventory and monitoring...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/youth-corps-usfs-offer-paid-summer-p
Outdoors
Feds still trying to plan fate of island's roaming feral cattle

...meat for whaling crews and fox traders.The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge has long planned to remove the non-native herds, which are battering the habitat of native wildlife such as seabirds and salmon. Now refuge officials are working...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03/feds-still-trying-plan-fate-islands-r
Not For Web
A name restored

...above the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School."It's a change not necessarily for the Native community but for the non-Native community, and for governments to see there's another way" to think about geographic names, said Xh'unei Lance...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/known-name
Art

...the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives, who are twice as likely to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer as non-Natives. Screening for Alaska Native people should begin at age 40.In order to help you through the process, the SEARHC Colorectal...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-0
Art
Taking a bite out of 'chew'

...among Alaska Native students than non-Native students. About one in six Alaska...school property compared to one in 25 non-Native students."The evidence of smokeless...as high as the prevalence among non-Native students. Statistics show the use...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-17/taking-bite-out-chew
Local
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...included environmentally-sensitive lands and rich subsistence resource areas that provide benefits to Natives and non-Natives alike. We chose not to select these areas so they would remain in public ownership for the benefit of all. We went...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-28/my-turn-time-immemorial
Opinion
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...Department of the Interior, to teach school and send weather reports to the Weather Bureau.In January 1942, all non-Native women and children were evacuated from Dutch Harbor and the island of Unalaska because Dutch Harbor was a naval base...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/forgotton-battle-alaska-part-2
Neighbors
Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...disposable coveralls and a respirator for a trip to a downtown Fairbanks parking garage to clean up deposits from a non-native species.Dodge, director of the Fairbanks Parking Authority, estimates the worker picks up 150 gallons of pigeon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/annual-pigeon-dung-problem-grows-across
State
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...boarding school life with the reality of his immediate and extended familial history? Equally as harmful would be a non-Native student or teacher who, upon reading "The Visit," walks away thinking that boarding schools were not so bad - that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion

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