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Former Yakutat man elected president of Potlatch Fund

...Tlingit formerly of Yakutat, was recently elected president of the Potlatch Fund, an American Indian/Alaska Native philanthropic foundation headquartered in Seattle, Wash. Potlatch Fund supports worthy causes among Tribal organizations and individuals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053109/nei_445611947.shtml
Luau and potlatch to be held Friday at Centennial Hall

A combination luau and potlatch will be held this Friday, celebrating both Polynesian and Alaska Native cultures through music, dance and storytelling. Live...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090910/art_706031521.shtml
Arts
A gift of land, music and food

...played in the sand as the heady smell of salmon drifted out across the crowds during the second day of the 2014 Dena'ina Potlatch Pow-wow, held June 7-8 at Eklutna Native Village.While it rained in Anchorage, the weather was perfect in Eklutna...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-15/gift-land-music-and-food
Neighbors
Photo: Remembering the 'Last Potlatch'

...the Kaagwaantaan 100th anniversary commemoration of "The Last Potlatch" on Saturday in Sitka. In 1904, as non-Natives tried to eradicate Native culture, Tlingits held a potlatch that was slated to be the last of its kind. The recent two-day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102604/sta_20041026006.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Prisoners share in potlatch 6/2/98

...grand entry dance that started Spring Potlatch '98 at Lemon Creek Correctional Center...THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Prisoners share in potlatch Last modified at 3:12 p.m. on...community members gathered Saturday for a potlatch of dancing, talking and feasting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060298/potlatch.html
Nuchalawoyya celebrated in Tanana

...There's still a gap between the elder and the 5 year old, but it's a big step in a really bigger plan."After an evening potlatch, as the daily celebration winds down Thursday, the young children change out of their jeans and T-shirts and don moccasins...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-22/nuchalawoyya-celebrated-tanana
State
Photo: Blessing the troops

...Regiment, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade on Tuesday during a potlatch to honor and bless troops of the brigade that are preparing...Wainwright outside of Fairbanks. The traditional Athabascan potlatch was organized and put on by the Natives from the Fairbanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012711/sta_776840335.shtml
News
Photos: Sit' Eeti Shaanax

...Elementary School students sing a song of thanks after receiving gifts of fruit while attending the Glacier Valley Elementary School potlatch on Friday. The celebration was in honor of the school's remodel and adding the Tlingit phrase, "Sit' Eeti Shaanax" to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050910/loc_636871552.shtml
News
McKenry, Lloyd-Knickerbocker to wed

...Charles M. McKenry Jr., of Juneau, will be married at 3 p.m. May 23, 2009, at Skater's Cabin in Juneau, with a potlatch barbecue to follow. A reception will be at 6 p.m. at the Hangar Ballroom. The bride is the daughter of Polly Lloyd, of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051709/nei_440930544.shtml
Haida author pens first children's book, 'Killer Whale Eyes'

...need more tools to do this, and this book is part of that effort," Worl said.The book was also supported by grants from Potlatch Fund and Evergreen Longhouse.Segundo hopes the book helps preserve her people's culture and language, and brings to life...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-08/haida-author-pens-first-childrens-book-
Local

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