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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090910/art_706031521.shtml
Arts
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
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
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Prisoners share in potlatch 6/2/98

...dance that started Spring Potlatch '98 at Lemon Creek Correctional...EMPIRE Prisoners share in potlatch Last modified at 3:12...members gathered Saturday for a potlatch of dancing, talking and feasting...organized the event. Prison potlatches have been going on for more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060298/potlatch.html
There be Dragons! And Kings to be Crowned!

...uniformed village lad to lead his peers against the fiery breathe dispensed.This lad will be carved in a totem, sung about at potlatches and revered year in and year out, with an invitation to play on the roster next year.Sometimes teams of these lads are...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-08/there-be-dragons-and-kings-be-crowned
Sports
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
Crowd gathers to remember legendary musher

...Rendezvous World Championship titles.Attla was born in Koyukuk in 1933 and grew up in Huslia, where a final funeral, burial and potlatch will be held starting at 11 a.m. Thursday.At the Tuesday service, Attla's nephew Chris Simon gave the eulogy."If...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-19/crowd-gathers-remember-legendary-mushe
Sports

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