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My Turn: One year after disaster, mining threats remain

...blessing of local waters in front of the historic Chief Shakes clan house will follow, with traditional songs from tribal members and words from guest speakers, including Iskut First Nation spokesperson Oscar Dennis and Mining Team Coordinator...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/my-turn-one-year-after-disaster-minin
Opinion
SHI seeking investigation of Native art sale

...ceremonies, they need to come home," she said. "It would get depressing to hear the same story over and over, tribal members crying over these sacred objects, their pleas and requests seemingly falling on deaf ears."Over the years, Worl...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-28/shi-seeking-investigation-native-art-sa
Local
Hydaburg resident, tribal leader wins environmental award

...Lake Sockeye Salmon Stock Assessment Study, in which tribal members are work as hands-on managers of the fishery and...which systematically collected information from tribal members in a series of interviews about the places most important...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/hydaburg-resident-tribal-leader-wins
Outdoors
Sealaska board incumbents re-elected

...face-to-face to convey the concerns expressed by tribal members. CCTHITA President Richard Peterson confirmed he...opportunity to address other issues of interest to tribal members and shareholders, on which the two entities might be able to work together...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-30/sealaska-board-incumbents-re-elected
Local
Alaska's largest tribe boycotts FedEx

...largest nationally, representing about 30,000 tribal citizens in Southeast Alaska and across the country.Not every tribal member will agree and follow through with the boycott, but Peterson believes the resolution has overwhelming support. Though...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/alaskas-largest-tribe-boycotts-fedex
Local
Tribal leaders and fishermen protest military plans

...on land and at sea and is meant to prepare joint forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.Tribal members say they aren't against the military, but they're hoping to meet with the Department of Defense about finding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/tribal-leaders-and-fishermen-protest-mi
State
Tribal group sues Central Council over spent funds

...Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska welcomed hundreds of tribal members who traveled from Seattle, San Francisco, Anchorage...projects and programs that benefitted DIA's 700 tribal members in the Juneau/Douglas area, the DIA says."We...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-19/tribal-group-sues-central-council-over-
Local
Tlaxsatanjin now official name of peak on Heintzelman

...marks, which are critical to pronunciation in the Tlingit language. The USFS worked closely with local Alaska Native Tribal members and Lance Twitchell, with the University of Alaska Southeast. Public comments submitted to the Forest Service on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/tlaxsatanj%C3%ADn-now-official-name-
Outdoors
Veterans housing goes up for Ketchikan tribal members

...Development Manager Joel Azure says the residence will be the second housing complex made for a specific demographic of tribal members.The other is senior housing near Houghtaling Elementary School.KIC manages 27 affordable units throughout Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/veterans-housing-goes-ketchikan-tribal-
State
Lawmakers urge more study of changes tribal recognition

...has been granted to 566 American tribes, and is sought because it brings increased health and education benefits to tribal members in addition to land protections and opportunities for commercial development.Tribes have been pushing for years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/lawmakers-urge-more-study-changes-triba
State

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