Gil Truitt spent more than three decades teaching, coaching and leading teens at a government-run boarding high school. He’s been called a legend. Now, he’s received the highest form of recognition given by the state’s largest tribal government.
A longtime Alaska political and business leader is fighting prostate cancer. Former Sen.Albert Kookesh of Angoon spent 16 years in the Alaska Legislature and 14 years heading up Sealaska’s governing board.
Southeast Alaska’s regional tribal government is developing its business side. That’s because most of its funding comes from the government.
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s tribal court just celebrated its 10th anniversary. It’s adding programs for its next decade.
Juneau’s Spring King Salmon Derby won’t happen this year, because there aren’t enough fish. State biologists predict chinook returns will be low this year.
A Southeast tribal public safety leader says some of last year’s criminal justice reform changes are helping low-level criminals rejoin society.
Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization says this month’s meetings with the U.S. State Department and Environmental Protection Agency were productive.
Tlingit leader John Borbridge Jr. died Tuesday. He was a significant player in the campaign for Alaska Native land rights.
The Tlingit-Haida Central Council, Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization, wants to expand its programs through profits from a business it’s buying.
Central Council President Richard Peterson says that while the court decision is an important milestone, there are still more issues surrounding the administration of tribal child welfare that need to be dealt with, namely among the tribes.