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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
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
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
Two Native villages report very low walrus harvest

...Many also are carvers who rely on money from the sales of ivory artwork."Our bills are piling up," said Gambell tribal president Eddie Ungott.According to locals, the typical annual harvest of walrus, based on a 10-year average, is 675...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-05/two-native-villages-report-very-low-wal
State
'Phantom' tribal group defends its existence

ANCHORAGE - The tribal president of a so-called phantom village said he objects to U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' suggestion that tribes like his shouldn't get...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102603/sta_phantom.shtml
News
Professor aims to reinvigorate Tlingit language studies

...and grew up mostly in Anchorage before getting undergraduate degree in Minnesota.He's previously worked as the tribal president in Skagway and taught at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School in Juneau. He was recently at the University of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-04/professor-aims-reinvigorate-tlingit-lan
Local
Pelican seafood plant set to reopen

...financial woes of the last few years. Leasing the plant "provides some revenue that we haven't had," said Kake Tribal President Harold Martin. Bahrt, a Sitka native whose father and uncle helped build Pelican Seafoods, says he is focused...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052406/sta_20060524011.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...processed. ``It was mid-season and we were trying to break the monotony of working every day,'' said Kake Tribal President Sam Jackson. ``We thought this would help to improve the morale in the community.'' Jackson expects even more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071200/Loc_kake.shtml
Tribes join to create information technology firm

...don't want to log and people are out of work. It isn't stable," said Richard Peterson, 25, mayor of Kasaan and tribal president. Computers provide an alternative, said Millie Stevens, 55, president of the Craig Community Association. Stevens...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091801/Biz_tribes.shtml
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