Hoonah
web-posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Weavers Across the Waters, Clarissa Rizal creates Chilkat, Ravenstail robe to be used in Glacier Bay ceremony
web-posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Centuries after an advancing glacier forced the Huna Tlingit to flee their homeland, they’re returning home.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
This June, the Alaska State Council on the Arts awarded $543,262 in grants to Alaska artists and arts organizations in its first funding quarter of the 2017 fiscal year in addition to ratifying $13,184 in grants awarded in the last part of 2016.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Senior officials from the United States Department of State and Environmental Protection Agency traveled to Southeast Alaska this week to meet with tribes and the State of Alaska on transboundary mining activities occurring in Canada.
web-posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Juneau teacher Paul Kristian Berg has faced choices so difficult most people never have to make them.
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
During week-long retreat, participants sang, played games and told stories in Lingít.
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Carvers and community members on July 27 in Hoonah successfully steamed open the second of two forty-foot spruce dugout canoes that will carry the Huna Tlingit back to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve for the Aug. 25 dedication of the tribal house, Xunaa Shuká Hít, in Bartlett Cove. They finished mid-afternoon at a width of 52 inches. Now come the next steps — like painting, adding seats... and paddling the two canoes to Glacier Bay.
web-posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Burls, whorls, knots, spalting — the creations of Reid Harris, co-owner of Northern Edge Craftworks, highlight a story unique to each tree he hand-crafts into a table, a bench, or another piece of furniture.
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Photos from Hoonah's canoe launch
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Master weaver Clarissa Rizal of Juneau has received a 2016 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the biggest honor in the nation for someone working in traditional and folk art.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
After seven years of leading Huna Totem Corporation, CEO and President Lawrence Gaffaney will step down this fall, passing the baton to Board Chair Russell Dick. A Huna Totem shareholder, Dick will begin his new role on Oct. 1.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Hundreds of people lined the boat landing at Douglas Harbor on Wednesday singing and chanting to welcome canoes from around Southeast to the unofficial start of Celebration organized by the One People Canoe Society.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
For the second time this summer, the SouthEast Regional Health Consortium WISEWOMAN Women’s Health Program is making digital mammography services available to women in several Southeast communities.
web-posted Wednesday, June 8, 2016
In addition to dance performances at Centennial Hall and the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Celebration includes a wide array of associated events — all open to the public, unless otherwise noted. A Celebration pass includes admission to dance performances and most events at the Walter Soboleff Building and other venues.
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
English Classes, 5:30–7 p.m., every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Riverside Dr. This group will practice speaking, reading, and writing English. Provided by The Learning Connection. All are welcome. Details: www.serrc.org/tlc
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The evening became chilly as the sun slowly sank below the distant edges of the Fairweather Range, but a tightly knit group of students, culture bearers, teachers, and new friends remained circled on the beach.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Community dialogue on reentry, Wednesday, May 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Northern Light United Church. The Juneau Reentry Coalition’s May meeting will host a community dialogue on the process of reentry into society after incarceration, through the eyes of people who have firsthand experience of it. Moderated by Sol Neeley, a professor at UAS and founder of the Flying University. Contact Don Habeger at 321-4970 or dhabeger@acs.alaska.net with questions.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
BARTLETT COVE — Forty fourth graders with their teachers and chaperones descended on Glacier Bay National Park on May 13. The kids came from Angoon, Klukwan, Hoonah and Gustavus for a special Every Kid in a Park centennial celebration.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses, and local volunteers are sponsoring youth fishing events throughout Southeast. No experience is needed to participate in these events. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all persons should bring proper footwear and clothing.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
In an article on the canoe expansion in Hoonah in the April 13-19 edition of the Capital City Weekly, the name of a man who led a prayer in Tlingit was written incorrectly. It is Bill Wilson, not Bill Gray Sr.