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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Photo: Snow octopus

Gabriel Harder, left, smooths a snow octopus' tentacles Tuesday while Tyyne North smooths the back of its head and Potlatch Bar owner Leo Norton pins an eye in place in Ketchikan. The three made the octopus on the planks of Thomas Street out...

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Photo: Eagle Raven Culture Camp

...and dancing, etc. Next week, the group will make rattles, drums and drum sticks. They will conclude the camp with a potlatch and performance from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Tlingit and Haida Community Center.

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Getting a Tlingit language lesson

...Skan in the Coming In song Wednesday as they prepare for a potlatch at the Alaska State Museum. Elder Florence Sheakley is in...recently joined with two third-grade classes to prepare for a potlatch at the Alaska State Museum on Friday. One class would be the...

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