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Loretta Lou Penrod

...Hospital in Juneau, AK. She joined her older sister, Bonnie in Kake, AK a week later and spent the next ten years in the villages of Kake, Hydaburg and Wrangell, and her brother Dick was born in 1933. In 1941, the family moved to Juneau where...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177509678
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...more deeply involved in Alaska Native and health care issues. "I became aware, not only in my home town, but in the villages that there were needs," she said.At an Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood convention, Lund volunteered...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/coffee-ethel-alaska-native-leader-looks-b
Art
Schools in jeopardy

...Daniel attends is closed. It's the only school in the village, but if the Alaska Legislature changes the parameters...what I'm asking," Gattis said.Early defenseBack in the village of Twin Hills, where 8-year-old Michael Sharp goes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/schools-jeopardy
State | Local | AK legislature
Victor Melvin Bean Sr.

...post-traumatic stress.After the Army he briefly attended school in Port Angeles Washington. He realized his heart was in the village & fishing so he & his family returned home to Hoonah. Being born & raised into fishing like his father before him...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176192621
Movie listings

...Wartime" -- Wednesday, Nov. 11. Synopsis: Hunting in Wartime profiles the stories of Tlingit Native Americans from the village of Hoonah, who served in the Vietnam War. "Pawn Sacrifice" - Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Nov. 13-15. Synopsis...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/movie-listings
Art
David Boxley talks Native, Tsimshian art revival

...art) stands with the best art in the world."Boxley, who carved a totem pole for and hosted the first potlatch in the village, is a big part of that.The epidemics of smallpox and Spanish flu decimated Alaska Native populations.Overall...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11
Art
'Hero' officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

...show Gliniewicz embezzled from the village's Police Explorer program for...Marrin. She began auditing all the village departments, including the Explorer...figures." Marrin told the AP that the village didn't know how much the program...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-05/hero-officer-staged-suicide-
Nation and World
Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

...If people like this have come to us, then we're in seventh heaven," said Natalia Foyalo, who has worked in the village school for 33 years as cook, cleaner and general factotum and greeted Pritzker in Ukrainian national costume."We...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-29/ukraine-faces-years-dependen
Nation and World
Lawmaker wants to increase requirements for schools

...small rural village not only is education impacted but the village is impacted as well," said Kuspuk School District superintendent...difficulty with online options is our Internet out in the village isn't very reliable, it's also very expensive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-29/lawmaker-wants-increase-requirements-sc
State
Letter: Time to honor Prop. 10

...months.? The second vessel was for the "Northern Panhandle Route," in which a sister ship would connect Sitka with the villages of Hoonah, Angoon and Gustavus. The ferry would ply the Juneau-Haines route during the summer. Under the plan...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-10-21/letter-time-honor-prop-10
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