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Lawrence Charles Sommers

...outside bronze clan pieces and inside sculptures at the PFD (Goldbelt) Building with Ray Peck, and the large bronze world Tlingit/Haida piece outside the Juneau Empire Building with Nathan Jackson. During retirement, Larry drove a school bus to help...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175290839
Around Town for Friday, July 31

...6-8 p.m., Imperial. LGBTQ community and friends are invited to gather, relax and decompress from the work week.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-31/around-town-friday-july-31
Local
Recent Rasmuson grants include award for Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's totem

...communities.A totem pole to celebrate the Rasmuson Foundation's connection to Yakutat earned a $57,000 award for the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe. The 12-foot totem, carved by Yakutat master carver Fred Bemis, commemorates the Foundation's 60th anniversary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/recent-rasmuson-grants-include-award-yaku
Art
Ketchikan shipyard to raise totem

...member of the Taant'a Kwaan, will be dancing at the pole raising, along with dancers from nine dance groups composed of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian members, she said.Pearson began working towards a totem pole by looking at a study asking employees...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-07-29
Art
What's happening this week

...Andreana Donahue, and will provide an opportunity to show work and get feedback from fellow Juneau artists. Free to anyone.Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6?7 p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Library. Free and open to everyone. Details...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/whats-happening-week
Art
Around Town for Wednesday, July 29

...to Basics Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall Activity Room, 8619 Teal St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-29/around-town-wednesday-july-29
Local
To talk transboundary mining, Taku Tlingit put folks in the same boat

...if you permit it, it will tell you."Tlingit men and women whose lineage can be traced...the same boat" - drawing a link between Tlingit connection to the land and the need for...river as a resource to the Taku River Tlingit, the T'aaku Kwaan, and impress that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-13/talk-transboundary-mining-taku-tlingit-
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Lillian Patterson

October 13, 1927 June 20, 2015Lillian Patterson a Tlingit Raven/Coho from the Whale House at Dry Bay, is now peacefully asleep in death awaiting the resurrection. Her stay with us started...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175186692
Off the Beaten Path: Mysteries of Yakobi Island, part III

...and Russians in what was likely the lost Tlingit village of Apolosovo on Yakobi Island...were killed or captured by the Takhanes Tlingit - is debated. The village of Apolosovo...carefully - its hull was much deeper than the Tlingit canoe, it had four oars, a bow sprint...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
Alaska Arts Confluence to present Building Relationships workshop in Klukwan

...Relationships," the third in a series of workshops exploring the Tlingit concept of at.oow, on Friday Aug. 7. This year's workshops...and Possession." They will discuss and seek to clarify Tlingit art and protocol, providing historical background, and demonstrating...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/alaska-arts-confluence-presents-building-
Art

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