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Letter to the Editor: Preserve traditional land from development

The Auk Kwan are the indigenous tribe of the Juneau area. Traditional Auk territory extended from Berners Bay south to Seymour Canal...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-12/letter-editor-preserve-traditional-la
Letters
US Forest Service seeks campground host

...Juneau from May to Sept. 30. The dates are flexible. The Auk Village Campground consists of 11 camping sites, each...accessible vault toilet. The site was once a village site for the Auk Tlingit Natives. It is located 15 miles Northwest of Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-25/us-forest-service-seeks-campground-h
Outdoors
Mendenhall Lake Campground now open

...The USFS has asked that campers be respectful of other campers, drive the posted speed limit and contain all food, garbage and other odorous items to avoid attracting bears. In addition, the Auk Village Campground is also currently open.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/mendenhall-lake-campground-now-open
Outdoors
Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska

...northern fulmar, a common subarctic resident that's white and gray; thick-billed murre, a black and white bird in the auk family; and black crested auklet, a small, deep-diving seabird with a distinctive plume above its bill.The avian...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-09/disease-kills-hundreds-seabirds-alaska
State
Steering committee chosen for Auke Bay plans

...to help planners make decisions on the future of Auke Bay.Lyman acknowledged at the meeting that nobody representing the Auk Tribe had applied to be on the committee. The commission insisted the group include a tribal representative. They also...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-14/steering-committee-chosen-auke-bay-plan
Local
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...Hall, stands on land that was once waterfront property, and traditionally the area was used as a summer fish camp by the Auk Tlingit. In spite of the fact that the waterfront was eventually filled in with rock beginning in the 1930s, cutting...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/young-brothers-begin-work-downtown-totem-
Art
Trail Mix, USFS looking for 100 volunteers

...100 volunteers to spread more than 60 tons of gravel on the Auk Nu Trail as part of a volunteer work day beginning at 9...Head out on Spaulding Meadows Trail and turn left at the Auk Nu Trail intersection. The work area is about 1.5 miles...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-08-16/trail-mix-usfs-looking-100-volunteer
Outdoors
Seasonal trail update, Part II

...construct new bridges, where necessary.On July 8, weather permitting, a helicopter is scheduled to move more gravel to the Auk Nu Trail from the Lake Creek Trailhead, according to Grossman. At this time crews will also clean out the outhouse at...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-05/seasonal-trail-update-part-ii
Outdoors
SHI awarded grants to commission new totem poles, screen in Juneau

...will display the crests of the first people of Juneau - the Auk Kwaan, which includes the Wooshkeetaan and L'eeneidi...William Smith in 1977 to honor the Raven and Eagle Clans of the Auk Kwaan. The Raven pole is a copy of a totem from Wrangell...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-25/shi-awarded-grants-commission-new-totem-p
Art
Searching for the Lost Rocker Mine

...up by the time Harris and Juneau arrived there in 1880. The Auks used the valley of Gold Creek as a hunting area and would...partner had come up Gold Creek from the Gastineau Channel, the Auks would have had canoes at the beach also and Fred would...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-06-09/searching-lost-rocker-mine
Neighbors

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