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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
One People Canoe Society paddle to Celebration 2012

...with an expected arrival time of noon on Wednesday, June 6, at Auke Recreation Area, where they will be greeted by the Auk Kwaan people in a traditional welcoming ceremony. There will be a safety boat with extra paddlers traveling with the canoes...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-05-13/one-people-canoe-society-paddle-cel
Neighbors
Photo: Honoring traditions in art and family

...Jimmie, Sr., Edward Kunz, Sr., Edward Kunz, Jr., and William Smith in 1977 to honor the Raven and Eagle Clans of the Auk Tribe. The Raven pole is a copy of a totem from Wrangell carved by William Ukas in 1896. The screen was designed by Tommy...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-22/honoring-traditions-art-and-family
Local
Accumulated fragments: The little long-lost towns and villages of the CBJ

...the late 1890s. The name is from the Auk Tlingits who occupied the northern...site of the former native village of the Auk Tlingits. This site has been set...The 1880 census of Alaska listed the Auk population as 640, of whom 300 were...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-06-10/accumulated-fragments-little-long-l
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