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Empire Editorial: On flags and FedEx, collective action will carry the day

...will now take its business elsewhere."This isn't anti-FedEx. We are exercising our strength financially," Tribal President Richard Peterson said in an interview with the Empire's Melissa Griffiths. "If you actively support entities...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/empire-editorial-flags-and-fedex-coll
Opinion
Alaska's largest tribe boycotts FedEx

...rights to the team's stadium in 1999."This isn't anti-FedEx. We are exercising our strength financially," Tribal President Richard Peterson said. "If you actively support entities, in this case specifically a sports franchise that has...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/alaskas-largest-tribe-boycotts-fedex
Local
Annual Tlingit and Haida assembly opens today

...discuss items of interest and adopt resolutions.Gov. Bill Walker will deliver a welcome address at 9 a.m., and tribal president Richard Peterson will deliver the state of the tribe report at 10:15 a.m.A budget discussion will begin at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/annual-tlingit-and-haida-assembly-opens
Local
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...Interior Secretary Sally Jewell should have consulted the federally recognized tribe before discussing the project, tribal President Samuel Kunaknana said in a Jan. 8 letter to David Conrad, acting director of Indian Energy Policy."This is blatantly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/tribe-criticizes-walker-support-reserve
State | AK legislature
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...it would allow American Indian tribes to grow and sell marijuana, the same divisive discussions resurfaced. The tribal president's office talked of expanding crops to include pot for medicinal but not recreational use, while a tribal lawmaker...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/tribes-tread-carefully-pot-discussions
State
Central Council votes in new president

...raised and lived his entire life in Kasaan on the eastern coast of Prince of Wales Island. He has served as the tribal president for The Organized Village of Kasaan and on its seven-member tribal council; president of Kasaan's school board...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/central-council-votes-new-president
Local
Ex-tribal president pleads guilty to fund fraud

ANCHORAGE - A former tribal president pleaded guilty Wednesday to misapplication of more than $100,000 in tribal funds, federal prosecutors said.Lori "Sue" Clum...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-03/ex-tribal-president-pleads-guilty-fund-
State
Villages protest spray permit

...on nearby Long Island that he and the village's tribal president went live on national Native American radio Monday...crux of the matter," said Adrian Lecornu, the tribal president who got on the airwaves with Morrison on Monday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052306/sta_20060523017.shtml
News
Douglas tribe elects council

...official DIA vote certified by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs since an election in January 2001, which then-Tribal President Dorothy Owen declared "null and void because of irregularities," she said. Niles Cesar, Alaska regional director...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053003/loc_douglas.shtml
News
USFS approves Tongass logging

...the island and avoiding logging, road construction and log transfer facilities close to the inlet. Lee Wallace, tribal president of the Organized Village of Saxman, said he did not know Friday what specific changes had been made to the proposal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071104/sta_tongass.shtml
News

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