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House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws criticsTwo bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making Last weekend, the One People Canoe Society held a two-day paddle-making workshop in Wrangell.

Southeast tribes meet about mining concerns

Southeast tribes meet about mining concernsSoutheast Alaska tribal leaders are meeting to discuss Canadian mines that could impact regional fisheries.

What Alaska Natives need to know about the Affordable Care Act

What Alaska Natives need to know about the Affordable Care Act"The exemption form does not eliminate your ability to get insurance."

Ahtna goes to Congress for role in game management

Ahtna goes to Congress for role in game managementAhtna Inc. presented a proposal for co-management of game to a U.S. House panel.

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorial

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorialPlans are being made to build the American Indian Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Final Friday marks last public day for Alaska State Museum

Final Friday marks last public day for Alaska State MuseumAfter 47 years of operation, downtown Juneau facility closing to make way for SLAM

Walter Soboleff: “He fed the spirit of people from many walks of life”

Walter Soboleff:  “He fed the spirit of people from many walks of life”The House State Affairs Committee heard heartfelt testimony Thursday on legislation to establish Walter Soboleff Day in Alaska.

Supporters cheer Alaska Native languages bill

Supporters cheer Alaska Native languages billDozens of people testified in favor of HB 216, which unanimously cleared the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee.

Mallott gives keynote speech at Elizabeth Peratrovich Day event

Mallott gives keynote speech at Elizabeth Peratrovich Day eventDemocratic candidate for governor, Byron Mallott, headlined a ceremony honoring the Alaska Native civil rights hero on Sunday.