Hoonah
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
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, July 6, 2016
Photos from Hoonah's canoe launch
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
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 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 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
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 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
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.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Alaska Native playwright Vera Starbard, who wrote “Our Voices Will be Heard,” produced this winter at Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, and in Hoonah and Anchorage, has received a three-year grant, through Perseverance, from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
“It’s a challenging topic and it’s affecting everyone on the planet,” said Allison Warden, an Inupiaq interdisciplinary performance artist who is part of the Island Institute of Sitka’s month-long tour of Alaska communities. The tour aims to explore the intersection of climate and culture.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
First of two 40-foot spruce canoes steamed open
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The newest issue of Southeast Alaska’s undergraduate-led literary and arts journal launches April 15, and features Ravenstail and spruce root basket weaving, thoughts on motherhood and the wild in Tracy Arm, and writing and art from around Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Johanna Dybdahl, cultural supervisor at Icy Strait Point, took the Capital City Weekly on a tour of Icy Strait Point’s completed dock and under-construction Adventure Center and Duck Point Smokehouse during a March visit to Hoonah.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Former (and beloved) editor Amy Fletcher, design wizard Randi Spray, and I have always visualized the Capital City Weekly as the publication you pick up to learn about your fascinating neighbors and all the incredible things happening around you in the world of art and culture in Southeast Alaska. Don’t hesitate to email me at maryc.martin@capweek.com with suggestions for coverage, other feedback, or just to say hi.