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Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...Bunten, Ph.D., an anthropologist and author of "So, How Long Have You Been Native?: Life As an Alaska Native Tour Guide.""Indigenous communities in remote places often have a difficult time marketing their destinations and connecting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/cultural-tourism-comes-unique-challenge
State
Authorities give confusing statements in bomb probe

...they have cleared two suspects in the bombing of a Bangkok shrine after one of them turned himself in and said he was a tour guide and the other was a Chinese tourist.National police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thavornsiri said the two men "were...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-21/authorities-give-confusing-statements
Not For Web

...restaurants and hotels have posted signs saying they will not accept credit cards, despite the government's pledges.Tour guide Christina Poulogiani, exhausted after leading German, Austrian and Swiss tourists to the Acropolis in the hot sun...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-08
Not For Web
What's next for Kake's snapped totem pole?

...cultures. So, I am really glad to have a part in their lives too. I teach respect in this classroom. I used to be a tour guide too and I taught a lot of those people to tell their people back home that we are the same as you. We might speak different...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/story-behind-kakes-snapped-totem-pole
Art
More guided tours on tap for glacier

...Burt said."At the same time, it would be good for more people to get accurate information (about the glacier from a tour guide)," Amanda added. "I'll probably still avoid it during the day," she said, laughing.Recreation area staff...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-12/more-guided-tours-tap-glacier
Local
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...depend.? Victoria McDonald raised her family in rural Southeast Alaska, living for 10 years in Kake and 10 years in Petersburg. She now lives in Ketchikan. She has made her living in commercial fishing, teaching and as a tour guide.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-05/alaskan-timber-industry-may-jeopardiz
Opinion
Becoming Alaskan: North to Alaska - and the future

How did you get to Alaska? Everyone has a story, whether it was by boat, plane or birth canal (sorry, bad tour guide jokes die hard).Either way, you made it here. But when do you get to call yourself a real, salmon-skinning...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-03/becoming-alaskan-north-alaska-and-f
Neighbors
In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in room

...negotiations.Welcoming his guest a day early, Obama took Abe to the Lincoln Memorial Monday afternoon. The president played tour guide, leading the Japanese leader up the steps into the memorial where they examined the Gettysburg Address sketched into...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/us-japan-talks-china-elephant-room
Not For Web
Juneau Artists Gallery: Photography by Cameron Byrnes

...Wisconsin and moved to Alaska in 1977, worked as a television cameraman for KTOO-TV for eight years, and ran his own photo studio for 16 years. Since 2004, he has worked for Gastineau Guiding, as a photographer and photo tour guide.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-01-10
Art
May First Friday Art Walk

...ran his own photo studio for 16 years. Since 2004, he has worked for Gastineau Guiding, as a photographer and photo tour guide. Photography by Anna CramerThe Rookery, 111 Seward St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Local photographer Anna Cramer's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/first-friday-art-walk-may
Art

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