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Alaska Natives seek degrees at Haskell University

...can relate.Andrew, a 23-year-old freshman, is a member of the Yupik tribe from the village of Kasigluk in southwestern Alaska.Andrew's first glimpse of Kansas was in mid-August, when he arrived at Haskell. He loathed leaving his...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/alaska-natives-seek-degrees-haskell-uni
State
State news roundup for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

...led the nation with the highest amount of fish landed, mostly walleye pollock, for the 16th year in a row. The southwestern Alaska port landed 752 million pounds, up from 706 million pounds in 2011. Legislation would create commission to study...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-03/state-news-roundup
State
Films, lectures celebrate Native American Heritage Month

...Yup'ik Way." A portrait of a Yup'ik village in southwestern Alaska trying to hold on to its traditional way of life...Naparyarmiut, is the largest native Yup'ik village in southwestern Alaska. Of the 1,023 village inhabitants, 62 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-01/films-lectures-celebrate-native-american-
Art
Alaska Native & American Indian Heritage Month events continue

...film presents a portrait of a Yup'ik village in southwestern Alaska trying to hold on to its traditional way of life...Naparyarmiut, is the largest native Yup'ik village in southwestern Alaska. Of the 1,023 village inhabitants, 62 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-08/alaska-native-american-indian-heritage-mo
Art
Big changes for Juneau Public Libraries

...lot more unique materials. Do you want to read Mesozoic tectonic evolution of the northern Bristol Bay region, southwestern Alaska by Stephen Box? Because library staff can now get it for you. Easily. ? In fact, you don't even need library...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-04/big-changes-juneau-public-libraries
Art
Iraq means unique hardships for Eskimos

...and unforgiving spots in the nation. Eric Phillip's job in the small Yup'ik Eskimo village of Kongiganak in southwestern Alaska is to hunt walrus, seal, mink, otter, geese, ducks and other animals to provide food for his immediate family...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062006/sta_20060620003.shtml
News
Character building, a crash course

...project, "Cama'i," published by Doubleday in 1981. Vanasse set her first novel, "A Distant Enemy," in Southwestern Alaska. Moving to Fairbanks in 1987, Vanasse taught first at the university, then, for 11 "mostly wonderful" years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111810/art_737971981.shtml
Arts
Woman dies in house fire in Ekwok, near Dillingham

ANCHORAGE - A woman died in a house fire in the village of Ekwok, about 40 miles northeast of Dillingham in southwestern Alaska. Alaska State Troopers say 56-year-old Juanita Nelson and her 51-year-old husband Robert Nelson were in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122410/new_760834889.shtml
News
Woman dies in house fire in Ekwok, near Dillingham

ANCHORAGE - A woman died in a house fire in the village of Ekwok, about 40 miles northeast of Dillingham in southwestern Alaska. Alaska State Troopers say 56-year-old Juanita Nelson and her 51-year-old husband Robert Nelson were in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122410/reg_761108437.shtml
Regional News
Rosetta Stone produces Inupiaq language software

...Alaska Native languages. Eyak is extinct. Only Inupiaq and Central Yup'ik - the native language of much of Southwestern Alaska - are still spoken fluently by more than 1,000 people, Krauss estimates. The only way to keep languages alive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012311/nei_774781410.shtml
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