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NEWS CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY JUNEAU - Native Alaskan languages and traditions were celebrated last week when the University of Alaska Southeast held its seventh annual Native Oratory Contest on Saturday, March 7.

Oratory Contest helps keep Native languages alive

Jackie Tagaban, left, and Kolene James, right, present an award to Amanda Bremner, who took first place in the Dramatic Declamation and Native Language categories. Shown on the cover is Ishmael Hope, who won first place in the Storytelling category.
Photos By Libby Sterling
Jackie Tagaban, left, and Kolene James, right, present an award to Amanda Bremner, who took first place in the Dramatic Declamation and Native Language categories. Shown on the cover is Ishmael Hope, who won first place in the Storytelling category.
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