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Students learn about tribal traditions

...Ojibwe and Apache. The projects were part of a comprehensive study at the elementary school of Native cultures. Alutiiq tribal masks, made by the students, were displayed in the hallways for parents to view.Teacher Caitlyn Niemi said nine different...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/students-learn-about-tribal-traditions
Local
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...development plans, forming the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group, traveling...treasurer of the Ketchikan Indian Community tribal council and fellow co-chair of the transboundary...this fall resolved to support the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group in...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...possibly the associated mine development would damage the environment and the resources used by subsistence food-gatherers. Some tribal governments along the proposed route have passed resolutions in opposition, and the Northern Alaska Environmental Center in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/little-impact-ambler-road-caribou
State
My Turn: Rural Governance Commission calls for a new state, tribal relationship

...Partnerships between Alaska and Alaska tribal governments was a top recommendation of...training through both existing state and tribal programs, and plan to collaborate on...again that partnering with tribes and tribal organizations can yield positive results...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-rural-governance-commission-c
Opinion
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

Tribal organizations are asking to take over some aspects...trying to develop a co-management project that puts a tribal commission at the heart of subsistence wildlife management on tribal and Native corporation land in the Ahtna region...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/tribal-groups-seek-greater-role-land-ma
State
$60M awarded in tribal housing grants

...60 million in grants to more than 90 tribal communities across the nation, including...Micmac Indian Tribe in Maine to build a tribal fitness center to address diabetes, obesity...wait list for help.- $800,000 for a tribal heritage center for the Shawnee Tribe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/60m-awarded-tribal-housing-grants
State
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...another small one."Brown, who in the past has worked for the tribal council, the state of Alaska and the city of Hoonah, was making...SVDP's complex, where rent is $525 a month. She receives tribal benefits that pay for rent, and gets by on her Social Security...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/st-vincent-family-adoption-program-dire
Local
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...committee assessed the effects of violence on tribal youth and came up with an action plan...must recognize and respect the primacy of tribal governments," the report said.According...costs, along with a lack of respect for tribal sovereignty.Among recommendations specific...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/report-tribal-youth-and-violence-urges-
State
Tribal canoe journey likely to take 1-year hiatus

...Northwest's Native American culture with a tribal canoe journey and ceremonies is expected...time since 1993 that there won't be a tribal journey, which attracts Native American...their own shores in canoes and visit other tribal lands as they make their way to the host...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/tribal-canoe-journey-likely-take-1-year
State
Finn, Loescher wed

...of Kent, Washington.The bride attended Juneau-Douglas High School and Collins College, and is employed at the Regional Tribal Operation Committee, Region 10. The groom attended Auburn Riverside High School and is employed with the U.S. Army.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-30/finn-loescher-wed
Neighbors

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