July First Friday Art Walk

...Soboleff Building for First Friday, and the dance group Yees Ku Oo will perform in Shuka Hit (the clan house). The institute is offering free admission to the exhibit, "Enter the World of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian Peoples," and...
Finding its place

...Economic Development Council and public libraries.Through the Alaska State Library, the group received grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which will allow some board members to travel to Anchorage and meet with Makers there...
US program to train Syrian rebels losing ground

...their country, the rebels see the extremists as fighting a parallel war.Jennifer Cafarella, a Syria analyst at the Institute for the Study of War, doubts the viability of the training program."It is simply difficult to acquire the number...
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Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...them to wed would get married in the next three years, the institute says. Roughly 1 million same-sex couples, married and unmarried, live together in the United States, the institute says.The Obama administration backed the right of...
My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

...Alaska's population has risen by more than 88,000 people in the last decade.According to Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute for Social and Economic Research, "Adjusted for population growth, agency spending per Alaskan did not grow dramatically...
SHI to sponsor lecture on repatriation of headdress by visiting scholar

...30 years, and most of her fieldwork has been among the Kwakwak'awakw of British Columbia. She was accepted into the institute's Visiting Scholar Program to conduct a new study on Northwest Coast art and material culture. She is doing a comparative...
Ulmer welcomed to FNB board

...and boards. Ulmer earned a J.D. cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School, and has been a fellow at the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government."Fran Ulmer is guided by the best interests of her fellow Alaskans...
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote

...conflicts with Germany and anti-EU stunts and aggressive rhetoric toward Russia," said Kucharczyk, president of the Institute of Public Affairs, an independent think tank in Warsaw. "We are in for a bumpy ride. The only question is how bumpy...
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Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...conclusions are being reevaluated, he said.The tagging project began in September 2010 and was done with scientists from the Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Kronotsky State Nature Biosphere Reserve and the...
SHI to sponsor Latseen Leadership Academy

...Institute is a private, nonprofit founded in 1980 to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars. Its mission is to perpetuate and...


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