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...fair, when Rezanov first visited the colony, there were many. Nor is much attention given to the governors, or the fur traders who, unlike the Russians, sold the Natives guns and ammunition, making the area far more dangerous.But this carping is...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/good-reads
Art
On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...named for a relative of Joe Juneau of local fame. Reported to be Joe's cousin, Solomon Juneau was a French-Canadian fur trader, who settled in the Milwaukee area, helping found the new city and its newspaper, and briefly serving as mayor, among other...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-08/trails-hiking-granite-basin
Outdoors
JAHC Gallery: "Tlingit Octopus Bags" by Shgen George

...ideas. Based on what I have learned about octopus bags, I envisioned octopus bags migrating across North America with the traders. I see almost identical bags among the Iroquois, Cree, and Athabascan nations, along the same routes that the Hudson Bay...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-29/jahc-gallery-tlingit-octopus-bags-shgen-g
Art
August First Friday Art Walk

...ideas. Based on what I have learned about octopus bags, I envisioned octopus bags migrating across North America with the traders. I see almost identical bags among the Iroquois, Cree, and Athabascan nations, along the same routes that the Hudson Bay...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-31/august-first-friday-art-walk
Art
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...5 million people have written in opposition to FDA approval and 65 supermarkets (including Safeway, Kroger, Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Target) have pledged not to carry it. Salmon farmers also are distancing themselves from the fish; both the International...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-06/frankenfish-labeling-advances-congress
State
Campaign begins to honor Alaska Native actor in Hollywood

...a movie.The effort is to honor Ray Mala, who was born in 1906 to an Inupiat woman, and whose father was a Russian Jewish trader. He grew up in Candle, and lived and worked in Hollywood from 1925 until his death in 1952, KTVA reported.He starred in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-11/campaign-begins-honor-alaska-native-act
State
Off the Beaten Path: Exploring the Stikine Delta by kayak, foot

...is around 400 miles long. It was long used as a trade route between Tlingit, Tahltan and other people; early Russian fur traders came into the area around 1800. Fur trade dominated the region's economy, but gradually a market for fishing and timber...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/beaten-path-exploring-stikine-delta-
Outdoors
The Wild West: (Un)true grit

...accounts, a female grizzly bear sprang from the bushes along a tributary of the Yellowstone River and tore into a trapper and fur trader named Hugh Glass. She slashed his face, munched his scalp and removed a fist-sized hunk from his posterior. Members of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-24/wild-west-untrue-grit
Not For Web
Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

...Wednesday as health workers, volunteers and traders searched for missing people, said Gamboru...recognition. Some of the victims were traders from Chad and Cameroon, he said."It...thrown into the market."Masta and other traders said that some villagers had warned the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-05-09/residents-50-bodies-found-nigeria-vio
Not For Web
Editorial: Vaccination saves lives

...his book, "The Eskimo about Bering Strait."St. Lawrence Island had suffered famine, then various diseases brought by traders and explorers.These diseases had been beaten by vaccination in the United States, but St. Lawrence Island had no vaccination...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-16/editorial-vaccination-saves-lives
Opinion

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