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Eva Lucia Saulitis

...own life including her love of raising and preserving her own food from her prolific garden, learning and passing on the traditional crafts of making Latvian Easter eggs and baking Latvian bread, and loyalty to one's family whether biological or adopted...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177445002
Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest

...Sitka's annual WhaleFest. The concert was a combination of traditional songs, sea chanteys, songs of the sea as well as folk songs...between chanteys - which are always sung a cappella - and traditional songs of the sea. Part of the training at the academy includes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-16/sea-chanteys-add-high-note-whalefest
State
Photos: Angoon students stage "Raven Stole the Sun"

...Campen through the Artists in the Schools program. Junior high and high school students wrote the script after studying traditional versions of the story, and elementary school students created backdrops and props.The Artists in Schools program is supported...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/photos-angoon-students-stage-raven-stole-
Art
Ravenstail Weaving Project Finishing scheduled for Dec. 7-12 in Ketchikan

...Rousso, and accomplished cedar bark, Ravenstail, and Chilkat weaver. has devoted her career to studying and teaching traditional textile weaving. Students must provide their own weaving materials. Contact the Totem Heritage Center for supply sources...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/ravenstail-weaving-project-finishing-sche
Art
To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...Sriracha.Let's not mince words, here. "Sweeney Todd" isn't a particularly pleasant musical-at least not in the traditional sense. Plot points include rape, incest, murder and cannibalism. The score, based upon a Catholic death mass, is complex...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/serve-man-sweeney-todd-perseverance-theat
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Former Sealaska CEO dies at age 68

...president in 1989. He served as president and CEO from 1997 to 2001.In a statement, current CEO Anthony Mallott said Loescher's "dedication to our traditional livelihoods and connection to forest and land will be never forgotten."

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-15/former-sealaska-ceo-dies-age-68
Local
Alaskans opt out of insurance, choose health care ministries

...Moda Health totaling more than $2,000."We were put in a position where we really have no choice but to opt out of the traditional insurance because we just simply can't afford the premiums in the individual market," he said.Chesley said he and his...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-11/alaskans-opt-out-insurance-choose-healt
State
Anchorage Museum opens traveling 'Living Alaska' exhibit

...reflects the perpetuation of Alaska Native traditions. Artists examine, reinterpret and celebrate cultural practices, fusing traditional and new media to express their 21st century identities. A third group of works documents the contemporary Alaska experience...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/anchorage-museum-opens-traveling-living-a
Art
David Boxley talks Native, Tsimshian art revival

...in Metlakatla, banned potlaching. Dance masks and regalia were confiscated. Tsimshian people were put into prison for traditional and cultural acts like singing, dancing, and giving gifts, Boxley told the audience.Now, he said, Metlakatla has...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11
Art
Girls on the Run coordinator named Hometown Hero by Glamour Magazine

...In program evaluations, Girls on the Run has been found to increase girls' self-esteem, decrease their acceptance of traditional gender stereotypes, and improve their ability to identify and deal with emotions and stand up for self and others. "After...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/girls-run-coordinator-named-hometown-hero
Art

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