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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: The Alaska Constitution is worth defending 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...
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...
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...
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...


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