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Panel moves bill honoring Alaska Native languages

...You do not understand the impact of being forbidden to use your native tongue in your own land," Tlingit elder Selina Everson said.Opposition to the original bill was sparked by what many saw as too much emphasis on the word "official...
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Living our languages and loving one another

...told me, like David Katzeek, Florence Sheakley, Nora Dauenhauer, Ruth Demmert, Mary Anderson, John Martin, Selina Everson, and many more. There are some important things to think about as we walk along with our languages, and I want...
Ch'a tlakw khudzitee, haa leelk'u has

...T'akhdeintaan), Nora Dauenhauer (Lukaaxh.adi), Herman Davis (L'uknaxh.adi) Marge Dutson (Ghaanaxhteidi), Selina Everson (Deisheetaan), Bill Fawcett (Lukaaxh.adi), Flora Huntington (Tsaagweidi), Ann Johnson (Dakhl'aweidi...
Ten practical steps to your language revival our hands." This portion of a speech was made into a song by Harold Jacobs, and has recently been adapted by Selina Everson and local teachers of Tlingit language and culture to say, "we have opened this box of wisdom, which was left in...
Native ceremony honors dead at Gastineau

...Donald Warriner of the Salvation Army, DIA tribal officer Barbara Cadiente-Nelson, and Deisheetaan clan elder Selina Everson offered blessings for the dead.Travers remarked, "This truly is a holy ground - maybe even holier now by the fact...

An Associated Press article on subsistence printed in Friday's Juneau Empire misspelled the name of Selina Everson.
Memorial Day event honors Peratrovich

...ceremony at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, followed by Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp President Emeritus Selina Everson, who will say the Lord's Prayer in Tlingit, the traditional language of Mrs. Peratrovich. A wreath will be placed...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Emma and Oscar and the Council Members in attendance to: Judy George, Ella Bennatt, Cyril George, Al McKinley, Selina Everson, Jerry Bennett, James Jack, Dolores Cadiente, Paul White Jr., Trudy Skann, Frank O. Williams, Ken Perkins...
Thank You

...Teddy Castillo, Beatrice Collins, Peggy Cowan, Jackie Dailey, Douglas Indian Association, Cheryl Eldemar, Selina Everson, Fred Meyer, GCI Cable, Gastineau Human Services, Grand Camp Alaska Native Brotherhood/Sisterhood Executive...
Around Town

...Brown-bag lectures series, noon-1 p.m., Sealaska Building, fourth-floor Board Room. Open to the public. Free. Selina Everson and Ethel Lund will give a joint lecture on the Alaska Native Sisterhood. Details: 463-4844. Native Women's...


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