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Dancing on the right path

...influence generations of children to draw strength from their Native culture.She enlisted current Kiks.adi leader Ray Wilson to help when the group was still new. Wilson had grown up at a time when his culture had been quashed. When the group...
Outsiders: Ray Wilson

Outsiders is a weekly profile in the Juneau Empire's Outdoors section.
A warm welcome to town

Elder Ray Wilson rides in the bow of the Tlingit Warriors canoe, one of five teams paddling from Douglas Harbor to Marine Park for the Coming Ashore Ceremony to kick off Celebration 2004.
Locals to present highlights of Russian America conference

JUNEAU - Ray Wilson, leader of the Sitka Kiks.ádi clan and Juneau resident, and Dee Longenbaugh, historian of Russian America and map expert...
Photo: Older volunteer honored

The Native dance group "Yun Shu Kaa," with Vicky Johnson, left, Walter Soboleff Jr., Ray Wilson, Jeanie Lee and Maria Sheakley, perform a Native dance. The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has...
Photo: Welcoming rhythms

...Association of Municipal Clerks Conference at the Baranof Hotel. Below, dancers, from left, Gary Waid, Andy Ebona and Ray Wilson perform Thursday during the conference's opening ceremony. About 70 people from around the state are participating...
Elders help USFS make over book on Tlingit food

...subsistence" not appear in the title. "Subsistence" connotes handouts, but putting up food isn't an easy job, elder Ray Wilson said Tuesday. The word seemed to be a regulatory term and didn't convey Native respect for nature and food, elders...
The return of Native pride

...Celebration 2000. ``When I was growing up, we weren't allowed to talk our language or do anything like this,'' said Ray Wilson, leader of the Kiksadaa clan of Sitka. ``Since they started Celebration, we've begun to take pride in our Native...
Photo: Mourning lost ancestors

...over the weekend mourned the loss of ancestors killed in the conflict. From left are Al Duncan, Kiksadi clan leader Ray Wilson and Tom Farquhar. At center in a glass case is the raven helmet worn by Kiksadi leader Katlian in the 1804 battle.
Thank you ...

...Native Veterans Color Guard - Crow Smith, Frank C. White, Sr., Alfredo McKinley, Thomas Paddock, Jerry Bennett, Ray Wilson, George Walters, and Robert Wolfe; Don, Bonita, and Michelle from GHS; Carol Feller Brady; Alaska Native Brotherhood...


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