Hoonah
web-posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017
This melding of old and new was on brilliant display this past Friday night at Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Tináa Art Auction, an elegant fundraising gala at Centennial Hall supporting SHI’s endowment fund, named after the Tlingit copper shield symbolizing wealth and status.
web-posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017
In the summer of 2000, I was living in Paris. There was a major anthropological conference there, and my friends Dick and Nora Dauenhauer came over to listen in.
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The days are getting shorter and full of rain. Many Southeast Alaskans are dreading the impending seasonal shift. In Hoonah however, one 12-old boy is pretty excited. Standing over his garden, Ted Elliot pops another snap pea into his mouth.
web-posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Keeping our hometown streets litter-free is the goal of a group of volunteers called the Thursday Troopers.
web-posted Wednesday, August 16, 2017
It’s a cloudy Tuesday in July. At 4 a.m., it’s already light out, and Jeff Feldpausch and Mike Smith are preparing for a trip up to Sitkoh Bay to harvest sockeye salmon and halibut. It’s just another day in the office for them: a boat trip to a remote area of Southeast Alaska to harvest food for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s (STA) Traditional Foods Program.
web-posted Wednesday, August 2, 2017
On a sunny Tuesday morning, Joe Orsi of Orsi Organic Produce gave a tour of his 5,000 square foot garden located north of Auke Bay in Juneau. He showed his vegetable plots — from potatoes, carrots and tomatoes to cucumber, garlic, and pea shoots — to fruit from his blueberry and raspberry bushes and apple tree.
web-posted Wednesday, August 2, 2017
This past Saturday The Southeast Alaska Food Bank handed out 1,595 pounds of free food to those in the community that are in need.
web-posted Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Ruth and William Brown are the founders of the Hoonah Baptist Mission whose goal is to serve the community with true kindness. Their latest planned addition to the Mission is a rehabilitation center for those with substance abuse problems.
web-posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Sitka Summer Musical Festival has big dreams and they are taking actions to make them come true.