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Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska village

...Just the neck and head was half the size of me, and I'm 5 (feet) 2 (inches)."The bear was feasting on a drum of seal oil in the entryway of 81-year-old Betty Brower's home, said Flora Rexford, Brower's granddaughter.Brower was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/polar-bear-breaks-home-alaska-village-0
State
Polar bear breaks into home in village

...Just the neck and head was half the size of me, and I'm 5 (feet) 2 (inches)."The bear was feasting on a drum of seal oil in the entryway of 81-year-old Betty Brower's home, said Flora Rexford, Brower's granddaughter.Brower was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-15/polar-bear-breaks-home-village
State
Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska village

...bear inside 81-year-old Betty Brower's home in Kaktovik (kak-TOH'-vik), a village of 300. It was eating seal oil from a drum.Kaleak carries a shotgun loaded with beanbag and firecracker rounds, but she and a co-worker shooed the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/polar-bear-breaks-home-alaska-village
State
A scaly art finds its instructor

...messy," Armstrong said.A skin itself is not waterproof, Armstrong said. It has to be treated, traditionally with seal oil or bear grease.Armstrong also decorated her bowl with dentalia."I've never been a seamstress of anything, let...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19
Art
Life imitates Art (of Place)

...with the oil already rendered from it, hooligan oil and seal oil. The third Edible Art of Place presentation was bound...of the animals they harvest, including making pungent seal oil - the longer it's aged, the darker and more pungent...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-03-24/life-imitates-art-place
Neighbors
Chef dishes local foods at Sitka school

...demonstration, and worked with the kids to make a meal of salmon rolls with black seaweed, goosetongue, beach asparagus and seal oil.Along the way, Kinneen has been passing on the word about the importance of local foods in the economy. He also applauds...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-09/chef-dishes-local-foods-sitka-school
State
Guardsmen sacrifice holidays for public safety

...Christmas Day, Sgt. Fritz Brown would like to be home in the village of Kipnuk, chowing down on dry fish dipped in seal oil. Instead, he'll be spending a 10-hour shift in uniform at the Juneau Airport, keeping travelers safe from terrorists...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122401/Loc_guards.shtml
Local
Arts Profile

...paddles and figurines. His first piece was a long, narrow seal bowl, a tableware item traditionally used to serve seal oil. It now belongs to his wife. Peters, 59, is Eagle-Wolf, and grew up in Sitka. "My dad's from Angoon and my...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092100/Ent_Profile.html
Entertainment
Neighbors Briefs

...salmon, halibut, dried fish, naiadee, herring eggs, canned fish, clams or cockles, crab, gumboots, hooligan, seal oil, berries, bananas, desserts, soda, candy, fruit. Use disposable utensils (aluminum trays, etc.) if possible...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051403/nei_briefs.shtml
Neighbors
Celebration 2004: Native Recipes

...Flippers Seal flippers Salt water Seal oil Burn the hair off of the flippers...heat. Cut into sections and store in seal oil. Roasted Porcupine 1 porcupine 2...desired taste 1/2 gallon blueberries Seal oil 1 to 2 cups oatmeal Wash and clean...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060604/loc_celebrecipes.shtml
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