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The search for a piece of Russian America

...Moscow Historical Society of Russian America, set off in search of the roots...of another leading figure in Russian America, Ivan Kuskov. Alexander Baranov's...local celebrity for his work with Russian America and his travels to Alaska. He...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010506/loc_20060105022.shtml
News
Locals to present highlights of Russian America conference

...Dee Longenbaugh, historian of Russian America and map expert, will present...highlights of the recent conference on Russian America from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday...third International Conference on Russian America was held Aug. 8-12 in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102607/nei_20071026002.shtml
Neighbors
Russian celebration held in Sitka

...celebration of Russian culture, takes place in Sitka this weekend in conjunction with the 2010 International Conference on Russian America. The conference, sponsored by the Sitka National Historical Park, will host scholars from around the world, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081910/art_697246268.shtml
Arts
White Nights to be held August 20 in Sitka

...for Aug. 20 at Harrigan Centennial Hall, and will be held in connection with the 2010 International Conference on Russian America organized by the National Park Service from Aug. 18 to 22 In the last three years, the Embassy of the Russian Federation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070110/art_663999672.shtml
art
Good reads

...A few black-and-white photographs.Glorious MisadventuresThe subtitle of "Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America" tells us more about this book. Like the Hudson's Bay Company of England, the Russian American Company was the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/good-reads
Art
A donation from distant neighbors

...the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church on Fifth Street. The church, completed in 1894, feels like a relic of Russian America, even though Juneau had been under American control since 1867. The church itself was built at the behest of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-13/donation-distant-neighbors
Local
State Museum transitions to closure by Feb. 28

...Visitors can access the museum's mining and mineral room and play on the ship in the kids' room through Oct, 5. Russian America and American History exhibits on the second floor will be open through Nov. 2, and the art room and second floor...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-08/state-museum-transitions-closure-fe
Neighbors
Alaska State Museum to be closed on Alaska Day

...objects in preparation for the new State Museum, Library and Archives facility. Visitors can view the second floor Russian America and Alaska History exhibits as well as play on the kids' ship through Nov. 2. The second floor art room and temporary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-17/alaska-state-museum-be-closed-alaska-day
Art
Alaska Historical Commission awards grants

...Valdez oil spill remembered student film project.? Sitka Historical Society & Sitka National Historical Park, Russian America conference proceedings publication.? Alaska Historical Society, historic cannery preservation initiative planning...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/alaska-historical-commission-awards
Neighbors
New Orthodox bishop installed in Sitka

...Jersey; Bishop Irineu of Dearborn, Mich.; and Bishop Irenee of Quebec City.Sitka, the historical capital of Russian America, is the location of the Bishop's See.Mahaffey was selected by the Diocese of Alaska at an election in 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-25/new-orthodox-bishop-installed-sitka
State

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