The somber ceremony is the beginning of the T’aak̲u K̲wáan tribal government’s plans to formally recognize historic trauma and begin healing. The 26-foot Raven Pole honors the Gaanaxteidí clan of the T’aak̲u K̲wáan, leaf of devil’s club that represents healing and a carved staff which represents the end of grieving.
Kids learn folk songs, instruments in elementary school class
Guitars, mandolins, ukuleles and banjos are common enough at folk festivals. But one Juneau teacher has made them the standard for his elementary students.
Juneau police warn kids not to talk to strangers or get into their vehicles
Juneau Police are looking for a white man they say may have tried to pick up two Gastineau School students Thursday morning at their bus stop. Police say the man apparently tried to convince the children that their parents had sent him to pick them up. The incident happened about 9 a.m. by David Street…