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Kake to host gymnasium naming ceremony

...After earning a teaching degree from the University of Portland, Davies returned to student teach in Wrangell.Wrangell Institute, on the verge of closing, was looking for five teachers and Davies' science background landed him a position...
Heads Up! associations forged. As a fifth grader, Wrangell Institute came to Petersburg. My god what a profound moment...Knights, Hoonah Braves, Bethel Warriors, the Wrangell Institute boys etc. etc. and so on.... we assume our...
Amos Wallace collection donated to Walter Soboleff Center

...He had an older brother, Lincoln, who taught him to carve when Amos was 7. Amos went to boarding school at the Wrangell Institute, where he studied and carved with Horace Marks. He joined the U.S. Army in 1942 and fought in World War II...
Thanks, Miss Earline!

...assist the then-superintendent's wife teach in the classroom.She previously taught from 1964 to 1969 at the Wrangell Institute, a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school that has since shut down. She moved to Juneau in 1969 to become an...
Documents of famed Juneau carver to be archived by SHI

...the tutelage of his older brother, Lincoln, when he was seven years old. He went to boarding school at the old Wrangell Institute, and studied with respected carver Horace Marks.He served in the Army in World War II, then spent more than...
Historical Sports: 1940-41 JHS team and the Firemen

...were against the rampaging city league team from Little Norway, the Petersburg Hornets, 50-44 and defeating Wrangell Institute 48-38 (WI's only loss in the area). JHS stopped the Alumni 46-26, Elks 26-19, 27-21 and 41-38...
Sports | 100 Anniversary
My Second Chance

...fisherman.He attended Sheldon Jackson High School because that was where natives went. Two uncles went to the Wrangell Institute native school."Things weren't good then but they were starting to change," Didrickson said.His teams at...
Nancy Moreno

...instrumental in forming ANB: Andrew Hope, Andrew Wanamaker, George Benson. Nancy attended Sheldon Jackson School & Wrangell Institute. She began her career as a cannery worker, enjoying all the travel & friends she made along the way. After marrying...
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1938, Alaskindia post office was established at the Wrangell Institute. It was discontinued in 1945. In 1947, Anchorage voters approved an independent school district for their area. In 1962, the...
Master carver dies at 83

...attended the equivalent of grade school at the Pius X Mission, a Catholic school in Skagway. They went to the Wrangell Institute boarding school in Wrangell. Dauenhauer's cousin, Horace Marks, studied and carved with Wallace at Wrangell...


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