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A day in the life of Rosa Miller

Auk Kwaan tribal leader Rosa Miller began breaking glass ceilings young."When they brought back the culture when I was in school, the women were the choir in the...
Yax te totem begins life anew

...totem needs a lot of love."When I first walked in and saw it, I said 'ee-shan'," said Auke Kwan tribal leader Rosa Miller as she and others viewed it Wednesday. "It means 'Oh, poor thing.' Listening to him (Price), I'm happy...
SE Native corp. leaders blast Bristol Bay for Kensington suit

...met this week with representatives from Goldbelt Inc., the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Auk Kwaan tribal elder Rosa Miller, among others in Juneau, to discuss seven Bristol Bay Native organizations' positions on the Kensington Mine lawsuit...
Native tribal leaders worry about road access to cultural landmarks

Rosa Miller, tribal leader of Juneau's Auk Kwaan, faces an uphill battle in keeping development far away from her tribe's culturally...
Petroglyphs provide reminder of ancestral lands

...battle victory according to tribal oral history - signal the ownership of the land by the Auk Kwaan, says tribal leader Rosa Miller. The carvings are difficult to see clearly in full light. But when a shadow falls on their bumps and curves, human...
A berry good season

...reminders of summer and foods of summer for the winter," she said. "You can taste August in the middle of January." Rosa Miller, 77, a Native elder, said she's picked berries since she was a child. Now she goes out with her eager 12-year-old...
Photo: Inspiration for a totem, 1935

...Lake during the winter. According to Auk Kwaan legend, Auk-da-shaw lived beneath what is now Auke Lake, said Rosa Miller, an Auk Kwaan elder. A man stole Auk-da-shaw's child, who then took vengeance by killing all of the Auk Kwaan...
Remote cannery holds fond memories for workers' children

...Benzel said. "The beaches were so beautiful," said Rosa Miller. "I miss the picnics we used to have. Of course...were paid more, working all summer for $600, said Rosa Miller. The cannery put in washing machines to replace the...
USCG Chiefs treat senior citizens to holiday feast

"I think it is wonderful to get all the elders together like this," said Tlingit elder Rosa Miller, 84, as she straightened her homemade Santa hat. Miller's hat featured Raven and Eagle lovebirds. Across the table sat her...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...guarantee people will never dig up Native remains for public display again without tribal involvement. Auk tribal leader Rosa Miller said she is trying to recover the remains of two people dug up this decade during work at the Auke Village Recreation...


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