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AFN president's criticism of Parnell unwarranted

At the top of each of our Native/Tribal values is "Respect." Our governor no...sitting on boards and commissions, a draft tribal courts agreement, an IV-E agreement...new clinics, elder care facilities, Tribal halls, ports, Senior centers, primary...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/afn-presidents-criticism-parnell-unwarr
Letters
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...fishing.On Oct. 24, Salmon Without Borders and the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group held a presentation at Centennial...high and inevitable. John Morris, representing the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group, grew up on the Taku River...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/beaten-path-notes-transboundary
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...long afterward, an agreement was signed between the VA and tribal health care organizations to provide treatment to veterans in...IHS acting director Yvette Roubideaux over payments owed to tribal health clinics. After decades of underpayments, a $489 million...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-29/empire-editorial-begich-did-more-enou
Opinion
Transboundary mine presentations to be held in Juneau, four other SE communities

...planned or already under construction near the border of Southeast Alaska and Canada, Salmon Beyond Borders and the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group will hold community presentations in Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/transboundary-mine-presentations-be-
Outdoors
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
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
THCC signs cooperative agreement with state and Microsoft

...receive one of five licenses to be issued to tribal vocational institutions. Licenses will...wonderful opportunity for our communities and tribal citizens," said President Richard Peterson...Providing this training to our young tribal citizens gives them a relevant set of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-26/thcc-signs-cooperative-agreement-st
Neighbors
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...expressed an interest in improving relationships between state and tribal governments.McGuan favors an increase in subsistence rights...Kito's top concerns, as well as encouraging the state to allow tribal courts to do more - "a collaborative arrangement could be better...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-28/forum-mostly-one-sided-affair
Local
Begich, Sullivan tout Alaska Native ties

...has.Sullivan also said Begich was an original co-sponsor of an amendment in the Violence Against Women Act that exempted tribal governments in Alaska from being able to prosecute non-Native suspects in domestic violence and sexual assault cases. Begich...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-26/begich-sullivan-tout-alaska-native-ties
State

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