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Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...UAS will thrive."It has been reported that UAS has suspended enrollment for the art program to turn it into a Pacific Northwest Coast art program. What is this new program and how will it differ from the previous fine arts program?"The arts...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/caulfield-amidst-challenges-uas-wil
Neighbors
SHI to sponsor two lectures in August

...Northwest Gun Frontier." According to Dr. Silverman, "Between the 1780s and early 1800s, Native people along the Pacific Northwest coast went from being some of the most isolated populations in the world to hosting merchant ships from a half dozen...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-05/shi-sponsor-two-lectures-august
Art
Facing cuts, UA mulls program eliminations

...certificate.It suspended admission to its art program. UAS intends to change its current fine arts program into a Pacific Northwest Coast art program in the coming years.Students currently enrolled in changed or eliminated programs system-wide...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-12/facing-cuts-ua-mulls-program-eliminatio
Local
Admiralty, from many angles

...representing "the world's largest intact segment" of the ancient rainforest that once extended along the Pacific Northwest Coast, according to Friends of Admiralty Island. Preserving this intact environment is one of the goals of the all...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27
Art
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...carve a Tlingit pole is not unusual, Joe said. Traditionally, there were active trade routes up and down the Pacific Northwest coast, and the Haidas were often asked to provide canoes and totems for the Tlingits and others due to the abundance...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/young-brothers-begin-work-downtown-totem-
Art
Burke Museum launches new program to support Native art and artists

...continue Bill Holm's legacy at the museum. It is one of the premier centers for the study of Native arts of the Pacific Northwest Coast, providing hands-on learning opportunities for Native artists to study historical art in person, and connecting...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-08/burke-museum-launches-new-program-support
Art
Fossils may reveal tsunami warnings

...Seismologists have known for some time that really big quakes with the potential to create a killer tsunami hit the Pacific Northwest coast every 500 years on average. But the interval in between can vary from just a few centuries to 1,000 years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061605/sta_20050616051.shtml
News
Sealaska Heritage to collect migration stories, songs of Tlingits

...Alaska was first peopled by Asians who traveled along the southern coast of the land bridge and then along the Pacific Northwest coast and into the interior of North America through river valleys, Fifield said. Scientists used to believe that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070805/sta_20050708029.shtml
News
After the elusive goshawk

...of the Queen Charlotte goshawk, a subspecies of the more common Northern goshawk, which lives throughout the Pacific Northwest coast. The Northern goshawk is a predatory bird, generally the size of a large raven, found in much of the United...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071501/Ins_Gosshawjk.shtml
Inside
Sitka black-tailed deer spotted in Anchorage

...It wouldn't be out of the question that one could make it to Anchorage." Native to Southeast Alaska and the Pacific Northwest coast, the deer were introduced to Hawkins and Hinchinbrook islands in the early 1900s and have spread throughout the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121202/sta_deer.shtml
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