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Telling Tales 5/21/13

Telling Tales 5/21/13

Tonight, author Christie Loney recall her year as a caretaker for the Shrine of Shrine of St. Therese.… more

Fishermen found guilty, although court agrees subsistence salmon fishing is religious

Fishermen found guilty, although court agrees subsistence salmon fishing is religious

In recent weeks, the fishermen had been waiting to hear a decision on whether they have the religious right to subsistence fish, even during state closures.

Juneau Forest Lab at Auke Lake dedicated

Juneau Forest Lab at Auke Lake dedicated

House posts carved by Wayne Price were raised as part of dedication

Huna Totem starts cultural tourism consulting business

Huna Totem starts cultural tourism consulting business

A Southeast village Native corporation wants to export its cultural tourism expertise. It’s opened a consulting business to build on more than a dozen years in the business.

Sequestration to hit regional tribal programs

Sequestration to hit regional tribal programs

The Tlingit and Haida Central Council expects some financial challenges in the coming years.

‘Day of loss’ as Bill Brady center closes its doors

‘Day of loss’ as Bill Brady center closes its doors

Tuesday was the last day of operation for the Bill Brady Healing Center. The inpatient drug-and-alcohol rehab program has existed in its current form since 1996.

Native health group testing online sex-ed course for students

Native health group testing online sex-ed course for students

The nation’s first Internet-based sexual health curriculum aimed at American Indians and Alaska Natives is in the final stages of development in Anchorage.

Search underway for lost Sealaska canoe

Search underway for lost Sealaska canoe

Two canoes traveling from Juneau hit bad weather and rough water on Saturday. One canoe was lost.

Museums, attractions gear up for more ships, passengers (+ slideshow)

Museums, attractions gear up for more ships, passengers (+ slideshow)

Alaska’s tour industry expects more people to visit the state this year. More and larger cruise ships are on their way, bringing visitors through Southeast and across the Gulf of Alaska.

Spring whaling begins in Arctic

Spring whaling begins in Arctic

Despite the lingering effects of winter, spring whaling has begun in Arctic Alaska and seal hunters are also heading to the coast from Chevak in the Southwest part of the state.