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Investigating historical trauma endured by Native Americans, Alaska Natives

In one of her articles, Mary Annette Pember tells the story of Oseira. In 1944, at the age of five, she was removed from her home in a Bristol Bay area village and sent to a Catholic boarding school in Interior Alaska.
Tlingit and Haida receives grant for efficiency upgrades

Tlingit and Haida receives grant for efficiency upgrades

Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization is getting $500,000 from the federal government to make energy efficiency upgrades to its Juneau headquarters.…

Tlingit Raven stories get due attention at UAS symposium

Tlingit Raven stories get due attention at UAS symposium

"Some of our people got scared of the daylight, ran into the forest. Some of our people hid behind the trees."…

Juneau Library to launch Alaska Native stories project

Juneau Library to launch Alaska Native stories project

The library's StoryCorps project will focus on Alaska Native educational experiences. …

Update: Tlingit-Haida OKs same-sex marriages

Update: Tlingit-Haida OKs same-sex marriages

Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization has authorized its courts to perform same-sex marriages. …

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Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast Alaska

Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast Alaska

A recent episode of the popular PBS show “Antiques Roadshow” caught the attention of some Southeast residents when…

Gov. Walker’s new adviser to focus on rural economy, local governments

Gov. Walker’s new adviser to focus on rural economy, local governments

Gov. Bill Walker named his new rural affairs adviser Tuesday at the Alaska Federation of Natives winter retreat…

Juneau kids take Elizabeth Peratrovich’s words to heart

Juneau kids take Elizabeth Peratrovich’s words to heart

Juneau school kids have spent recent weeks learning about the late Alaska Native civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich.…

Bill would boost Native-language immersion schools

Bill would boost Native-language immersion schools

New legislation will propose a system of encouraging and supporting Native language charter schools in Alaska.…

Why some Alaskans are learning the Tlingit language

Why some Alaskans are learning the Tlingit language

"That’s how we’re going to make sure we can continue and nurture this language," says Nancy Keen.…

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