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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
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
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 alone...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19
Art
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
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
News
Celebration 2004: Seaweed contest celebrates food from the ocean

...or herring eggs, in stews and fish-head soup, with hamburger and pork chops, with sauteed onions, or mixed with seal oil and minced clams. Ted Auker of Denver, Colo., spent his early years on Prince of Wales Island and remembers his mother's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060604/loc_celebseaweed.shtml
News
Natives versus native Alaskans

...what point does a Native Alaskan such as myself become an Alaska Native? I also will pick seaweed, eat dry fish and seal oil, and do what I need to subsist in this land that I also call home. Shaun McMahon Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072506/let_20060725004.shtml
Opinion
Alaska crime victims isolated

...chocolate cake and frozen corn dogs. The other holds Alaska Native foods donated by the community, such as salmon heads, seal oil, caribou and moose meat. Jones said the traditional food is comforting to clients, who come from villages as far away...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110705/sta_20051107008.shtml
News

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