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Year-end celebration

...modern style is to celebrate successes. It's also in the Tlingit tradition of "kooeex," or celebrations, suggested Patty McNeil, who helps Native students academically. Some students wore regalia Wednesday. Parent Sorrel Goodwin said he didn't...
City candidates prioritize Native issues

...they have known them for a long time. "I know Randy's mom. All her kids are very good," said Mary Tarr, 52. Patty McNeil, 52, said she would vote for Garvey. "There are many issues that need to be addressed to ensure Native students...
Students drum up interest in history

...resources for infusing so much Tlingit and Alaska Native culture into the school, along with Indian Studies teacher Patty McNeil."This is the only school in the whole school district that has Tlingit in every classroom," Folletti said. "It's...
Juneau-Douglas City Museum wins 2011 AASLH Award of Merit

...Elton, Linda Belarde, Marie Darlin, Marie Olson, Marlene Johnson, Kueni Maake, Morris Carrillo, Nancy Douglas, Patty McNeil, Ross Soboleff, Roy Peratrovich, Jr., Selina Everson, Wes Keller and Gov. Sean Parnell. Students created 20...
Gastineau Tlingit dancers infuse education and culture

...and students. She lauded principal Angie Lund for her efforts in cultural immersion and the enthusiasm of the staff. Patty McNeil, Indian Studies Program instructor and ANS Camp 70 member, said the dance group is very diverse and appreciates the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Bennett was recently elected president of the Douglas Indian Association Johnson O'Malley, Indian Education Committee. Patty McNeil resigned as president due to time commitments on the Gastineau School site-base committee. Dorothy Zura, a past...
Volunteers help with Gastineau's mural project

...Behind the Island," referring to Mayflower Island. "This name was taught to us by Jessica Chester, Jennifer Scott, Patty McNeil, Helen Watkins, David Katzeek and other local Native elders," Ridgway said. "We're excited to have a Tlingit...


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