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Local USFS camp sites no longer accepting cash, check

JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service reminds visitors that reservation and payment changes are now in place for the Auk Village Campground, which opens Friday, May 1, and Mendenhall Lake Campground, which opens May 15.In 2015, all campsites...
A day in the life of Rosa Miller

...the Capital City Weekly recently about her memories, and the Auk Kwaan.Miller is a Raven of the Dog Salmon (L'eeneidi...arrival of electricity.She was elected tribal leader of the Auk Kwaan in 1997."Somebody had to step in," she said...
Yax te totem begins life anew several different stories.According to "Monuments in Cedar," by Edward L. Keithahn, the Yax te crest came to the Auk Tlingit this way:"In the remote past, remembered only in legend, the Aukes were warring with another band of Indians...
Flipping Douglas Island

...only by a few cabins on private property, and hunters and trappers looking for their seasonal harvest.For centuries, the Auk and Taku Tlingit had summer homes on West Douglas. Little cabins dotted the coastline, as did smokehouses.When President...
Learn about undersea life at upcoming Wildlife Wednesday lecture

...nudibranchs, sea whips, king crab, octopi and more comes from scientists, students, fishermen, divers, naturalists and the Auk Kwaan. The event, which is hosted by the Southeast Chapter of the Alaska Wildlife Alliance, is free and open to the...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...


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