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Tribe should not give up land in Ketchikan

...Gravina Island, Annette Island, Village Island, Duke Island, Prince of Wales Island, Long Island, Kassaan Bay, Tongass Island, Portland Canal and Nakat Bay - all ancestral territories of the Taa ta Kwaan (Sealion People). Taan ta Kwaan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031010/let_580921167.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: A tribe is landless in Ketchikan

...Tongass Tribe had winter village's at one time on Annette Island (where Metlakatla is today), Village Island, Tongass Island, Duke Island, Long Island and Prince of Wales Island. Now 35 years later, since the land claim act passed, regional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111307/opi_20071113022.shtml
Opinion
Native place Names

...anthropologist Rosita Worl. Spin-offs: Port Tongass, Tongass Island, Tongass Narrows, Tongass National Forest (created...September 1870. The village was on the east coast of Tongass Island. TAKU: Taku means "(place) where geese gather...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030302/Ins_names.shtml
Inside
Don't build a bridge

...Saanya Kwaan woman) that had married. Tongass Tribe territories spans north Ketchikan to Cape Chacon, south of Tongass Island which includes Chomley, Annette Island, Duke Island and Village Island. This is all documented history. I wanted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022502/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Totem poles through an intercultural lens

...Sometimes this happened literally, as in the case of the Pioneer Square Pole in Seattle, which was taken from Tongass Island in 1899, and sometimes figuratively, as in totem poles' inclusion in advertising campaigns and movies. Native...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082610/art_700570860.shtml
Arts
Old style weaving captured in new film

...a chance to reconnect with her heritage. Her great-great-great grandmother was a Chilkat weaver who lived on Tongass Island before moving to the Alert Bay area. ``I feel like I'm living my own history through the films I'm making...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060500/Loc_film.html
Local
A list of local totem poles

...State Museum, 395 Whittier St.Details: Lincoln: This figure once stood at the top of the Proud Raven Totem on Tongass Island and was believed to have been carved by a Tsimshian artist. Though the figure looks like Lincoln, museum curator...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082610/art_700570930.shtml
Arts
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a chance to reconnect with her heritage. Her great-great-great grandmother was a Chilkat weaver who lived on Tongass Island before moving to the Alert Bay area. ``I feel like I'm living my own history through the films I'm making...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060500/Loc_film.shtml
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