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Wednesday, March 4
Calendar 030409 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Wednesday, March 4

Photo By Katie Spielberger

Galen Wright and Ana Rodriguez skate together during the Juneau Skating Club's Holiday Ice Extravaganza in December. The Juneau Skating Club is offering their final session of lessons beginning March 6. Group lessons meet either Friday nights 6:30-7:30 or Saturday mornings 11:45-12:45 p.m. Hockey skills classes meet Sundays at 10:30. For details call 523-9115.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Story last updated at 3/4/2009 - 11:34 am

Calendar

Wednesday, March 4

- JUNEAU -

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Storytime, 11a.m., Downtown library.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

"Write For Your Life" writing group, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Jewelry studio for intermediate and advanced students at the Canvas. Wednesdays, March 4-25, 6:15-9:00 p.m. Drop in one session, or attend all four. Work independently under the guidance of an advanced artist. Bring your own materials, use our equipment. $15 per session (bring your own supplies). Details: 586-1750.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m., pay-as-you-can preview. Details: 463-TIXS

Free Silverbow Movie: Frontrunners, 8 p.m.

Live Trivia, 8 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke/open mike, 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous with Juneau idol "LZ" welcoming singers, musicians, poets, jugglers, comedians. Details: 586-1270.

Wet Wednesdays live music, 9 p.m., Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

- SITKA -

Book Fair, noon-4 p.m, sponsored by Baranof Elementary School and Scholastic Books. Money made will be used to purchase new materials for the library, author visits and to enhance library programs.Details: 966-1322.

One-hour gospel messages at 7:30 p.m. in the Sitka Community Hospital classroom. All are welcome.

Thursday, March 5

- JUNEAU -

Breath and Stretch, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce lunch, noon-1 p.m. Moose Lodge.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Admin. Building classroom. Class and support group for new parents and their infants up to 1 year. Registration not required; come with your baby. Details: 796-8975.

The Dahl-Kenney Lent Lunch Series, sponsored by the Juneau Cooperative Church Council will take place at Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th Street, every Thursday during Lent at noon. This week's speaker: Tari Stage-Harvey, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Pastor. $5 suggested donation to the Glory Hole.

Mental fitness games, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Toddler Time Group. 3-4.30pm. Fun for everyone, toddlers can play in our activity room, and adults can meet and share parenthood. At Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, 586.1203.

Open fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center; beginners Tues/Fri, experienced fencers Thurs/Sat. $3 gym floor fee for non-students. Equipment available. Details: Even, 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Admin. Building. Learn about and prepare for your baby's birth, 796-8422 to register.

Evening Masters Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown pool. Details: 586-5325.

Learn to Fox Trot with Dan and Lorinda Kassner, Feb. 5-March 26, 7-8:30 p.m. Downtown Racquet Club Details: Leah Cazemier at 789-2181 ext 321 or lcazemier@thealaskaclub.com

First Thursday Reviewer's Circle, 7 - 8 pm at the downtown library. Come prepared to talk about a book (or audio book) you've recently read and to engage in casual conversation. Intended audience is adult and young adult. Details:Carol at 586-0434.

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 7:30 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. Free preview.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m., pay-as-you-can preview. Details: 463-TIXS

Open mike at Alaskan Bar, 9 p.m., downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Salsa night at the Rendezvous. Free lessons, no cover. 21+. Drink Specials, espresso drinks available. Details: Antonio at 988-7378.

Music with DJ Fez, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Imperial Saloon. Details: 586-1960.

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

American Legion Hamburger Feed, 5-7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

First City Rotary meeting, Cape Fox Hotel Conference Room, 7 a.m., Jeremiah's. Details: 225-7002.

Storyhour at the Library, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and a short film beginning around 10:40 a.m. Different story themes each week. Appropriate for infants through pre-school age children. Details: 225-0370.

First City Toastmasters meet Thursdays at noon at the Presbyterian Church, 2711 2nd Ave. Practice your public speaking, guests are welcome. Details: 225-3519.

Thursday Food and Flicks, 6 p.m. every Thursday, Ketchikan Coffee Company and the New York Hotel. Café is open from 5-9:30 p.m. Details: 247-BEAN.

Jam to gospel/bluegrass music 7:30 p.m., every Thursday at at the stARTled Salmon in the Cape Fox Market Place, 500 Mission Street #5. Sponsored by Squares and Contras. Details: 225-2211.

- SITKA -

Book Fair, 8 a.m.-4 p.m, sponsored by Baranof Elementary School and Scholastic Books. Money made will be used to purchase new materials for the library, author visits and to enhance library programs.Details: 966-1322.

oung at Art Program Set

Young at Art program 10:30 a.m at Kettleson Memorial Library. Included will be live music by the Almost Kosher band and an art project with Patti Harris. Open to children age 5 and younger and their caretakers, siblings and friends. Details:747-8708.

Friday, March 6

- JUNEAU -

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Storytime, 11a.m., Valley Library.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Organ concert, J. Allen MacKinnon. Noon, State Office Building.

Home show, 4:30-8:30, Centennial Hall.

Juneau Archery Club Youth Shooting, 6-8 p.m. Space limited, $1.00 per session. Details: 789-3422.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Final call to Learn to Skate with the Juneau Skating Club. Final session of the year begins March 6. Group lessons meet either Friday nights 6:30-7:30 pm or Saturday mornings 11:45 am -12:45 pm. Hockey skills classes start Sunday, March 8 at 10:30 am. Registration forms are available at www.juneauskatingclub.org or at the rink. Details: juneausk8@hotmail.com or 523-9115.

Fireside Chat at Mendenhall Glacier. "Mendenhall's Black Bears." 6:30 and 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

Cribbage, 7 p.m.. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

JDHS Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde. 7 p.m. at the JDHS auditorium. $6 for students and seniors, $8 for adults. Tickets at JDHS activities office and Hearthside Books, $2 more at the door.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m., opening night. Pre-show discussion with playwright Dave Hunsaker. Details: 463-TIXS

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 7:30 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. $16 adults, $10 students, $5 under five. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Salsa / cha cha / tango, 10:15 p.m.-12:30 a.m., FREE, Zephyr.

Ultimate Frisbee UAS REC center, 5:30 p.m. Details 796-6544

- HAINES -

Sheldon Museum Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon

Haines Elks Lodge Hamburger Feed, 5-7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

Storyhour at the Library, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and a short film beginning around 10:40 a.m. Different story themes each week! Appropriate for infants through pre-school age children. Details: 225-0370.

Story Craft at the Children's Library from 5-6pm as part of the downtown First Friday evening out. This month kids will hear stories about rain and make kaleidoscopes. No registration required. Details: 225-0370

Live Music at the New York Café. 6 p.m. to midnight. Bluegrass jams every Friday of the winter months. Light dinners and appetizers served from 5-9 p.m. Bring your instrument and join in the music-making or just come to listen. Details: 225-0246.

Friday Night Insights. Every Friday at 7 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Theater. Lecture or discussion on a wide range of topics from guest presenters. Free, open to the public. Details: 228-6220.

- SITKA -

Book Fair, 8 a.m.-4 p.m, sponsored by Baranof Elementary School and Scholastic Books. Money made will be used to purchase new materials for the library, author visits and to enhance library programs.Details: 966-1322.

Saturday, March 7

- JUNEAU -

10th Annual all day ski workshop for women, Yes You Can!, for women of all abilities, includes 5 hours of coaching on the hill, continental breakfast, lunch, guest presentations, videoing and après ski. Details: 790-2000 x211 www.skijuneau.com.

Women Survivor's Of Cancer Retreat, March 7- 8 at the Shrine of St. Therese.

A collaboration of Cancer Connection and Team Survivor Perseverance, facilitated by Susie Gaffney and Ruth Bullock, LPC Workshops include self-care and group sharing, nutrition, support, balance, and yoga. Details: Cancer Connection at 796-2273 or email admin@cancerconnectionak.org $50 per person. Meals, snacks, and linens included. Scholarships available. Schedule posted: www.cancerconnectionak.org

Learn Spanish through Art & Play, Northern Lights Church, 400 W. 11th

Street. Spanish play group for ages 2-6 at 10 a.m.; Spanish club for ages

7-12 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $12/child or $10 with a punch card. Song book

provided. Parents welcome.

Meet and Greet local authors with a presentation by Alaska's Writer Laureate Nancy Lord, 10:30 am at the downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

Final call to Learn to Skate with the Juneau Skating Club. Group lessons meet either Friday nights 6:30-7:30 pm or Saturday mornings 11:45 am -12:45 pm. Hockey skills classes start Sunday, March 8 at 10:30 am. Registration forms and other information are available at www.juneauskatingclub.org or at the rink. Details: juneausk8@hotmail.com or 523-9115.

Big-Little Wheel Throwing at the Canvas, 11:30-1:30, March 7 & 14, $45. Kids ages 7-10 can try the wheel with an adult assistant. Older kids also welcome. Make a couple of pots the first week, and return to glaze them the following week. Details: 586-1750

Open Fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center; beginners Tues/Fri, experienced fencers Thurs/Sat. $3 gym floor fee for non-students. Equipment available. Details: Even Hales 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Jambalaya & Jazz fundraiser to benefit cancer patient Donna J. Carroll Noel. Dinner prepared by Abby's Kitchen, music by Fleetstreet. 6-8:30 p.m. at St. Ann's Hall, 430 Fifth Street. $25 adult, $15 child. Details: Cindy Hartmann Moore at 789-3259.

Bachata and Son Dance Instruction with Antonio Diaz. Six-week course beginning Feb. 21. 6:30-8 p.m. at JDU Dance Studio, 8420 Airport Blvd., Ste. 202. $60 for six week session. Register at JDU office or www.juneaudance.com. Details: 463-5327.

AWARE Women of Distinction Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall

Native Oratory Contest at UAS

JDHS Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde. 7 p.m. at the JDHS auditorium. $6 for students and seniors, $8 for adults. Tickets at JDHS activities office and Hearthside Books, $2 more at the door.

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 7:30 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. $16 adults, $10 students, $5 under five. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m.. Details: 463-TIXS

Open Gym at DZ, 8-11 p.m. For grades 6-12, bring basketball or volleyball Details: 523-1774.

Argentine Tango practice at the Sandbar, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Led by Pat Belec.

Hot Salsa Nights at the Rendezvous Bar. 10 p.m.-close. Free lessons by Antonio Diaz. No cover, drink specials.

- CRAIG -

Island Grind, 7 p.m. at Craig High School. To reserve tickets, volunteer for a show, or for more information, call Sally Burch or John Bruns at 755-8899. The Island Grind is a committee of the Sunnahae Arts Council. Thanks for helping to keep live music alive!

- KETCHIKAN -

Open Mic Night at Wired Alaska Internet Café. 7-10 p.m. every Saturday. Located between the police station and the tunnel on Grant. Details: 225-6119.

Sunday, March 8

- JUNEAU -

Annual Get Out of Your Rut! All day ski clinic for adults from green slopes to black who want to progress in their skiing ability, includes 5 hours on hill coaching by Eaglecrest PSIA certified ski instructors, continental breakfast, lunch, guest presentations, videoing and après ski. Details: 790-2000 x211 or www.skijuneau.com

Final call to Learn to Skate with the Juneau Skating Club. Hockey skills classes start Sunday, March 8 at 10:30 am. Registration forms and other information are available at www.juneauskatingclub.org or at the rink. Details: juneausk8@hotmail.com or 523-9115.

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 2 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. $10 general admission, $5 kids under five. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

JDHS Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde. 2 p.m. at the JDHS auditorium. $6 for students and seniors, $8 for adults. Tickets at JDHS activities office and Hearthside Books, $2 more at the door.

Felted Mittens with Grace Danborne at the Canvas, 2-5 p.m. Bring your shrunken, your ruined, your accidentally felted old sweaters and turn them into mittens! If you're good at laundry, and haven't destroyed sweaters, we'll have materials for you. $15. Details: 586-1750.

Spaghetti Feed/Silent-Dessert Auction Fundraiser for JR Lavale. 5pm, Thunder Mountain High School, $10 donation at the door. JR was medivaced to Seattle and will have to remain there for three months of rehab. Donations may also be made at the downtown Key Bank Details: Jen Wilwert at 723-1579 or Michelle Umbs at 463-7221

Dan Hopson at the Gold Room, Baranof Hotel, 6-7 p.m.

Pool Session Kayak Class with Jodee Goldsberry, hosted by the UAS Kayak Club. 6-8 p.m. Details: anotherpiper@yahoo.com.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m., pay-as-you-can preview. Details: 463-TIXS

World of Film and Potluck series, 7 p.m.

at the downtown library. Join us for a Russian/Chechen potluck and film. Details: 586-0434.

- KETCHIKAN -

Teen Advisory Group meeting at the Ketchikan Public Library from 2-4pm. Details: 225-0370

- SITKA -

All are welcome to attend simple, quiet, one-hour gospel messages at 5:30 p.m. at the Sitka Pioneers Home Chapel. Ministers are Brian Getz and Andy Scholl.

Second Sacred Harp Singing, 3:30 p.m. at the Sitka Pioneers Home Chapel. Four-part polyphonic a cappella hymns that avoid the interval of the third in favor of more open sound. All are welcome. No previous musical experience is necessary. Details: David at 747-0669.

Monday, March 9

- JUNEAU -

Lapsit Storytime at 10 a.m. at the Juneau Downtown Library and at 11 a.m. at Mendenhall Valley Library

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Juneau Taku Toastmasters meeting, noon. Federal Bldg room 54. Open to public. Details: 465-6121.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Argentine Tango at the Dance Loft, 6:30-9:00 p.m., 7630 Glacier Hwy. More advanced steps are taught from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free practica 7:30-8, beginning steps 8-9 p.m. Details: 523-1995 or thedanceloft@gci.net

Free movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "Choke."

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon

American Legion Military Mondays, serving dinner to our troops from5-7 p.m.

Denali KidCare pediatric dental clinic March 2-6. Dental examination appointments March 2-3, with follow-up treatment March 4-6. Open for children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or are on Medicaid. Details: 766-6372

- SITKA -

``Boatbuilding in Sitka'' discussion at annual meeting of Sitka Martime Heritage Society. 7 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Treats and coffee will be served; all are welcome. The program will begin with the first public presentation of film from the late 1930s, shot and narrated by Les Yaw of Sheldon Jackson school, which includes building the school boat SJS.

- YAKUTAT -

Denali KidCare pediatric dental clinic March 9-13. Dental exams March 9-10, with follow-up treatment March 11-13. The clinic is open for children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or are on Medicaid. Details and to schedule an appointment: Sheri Nelson at 784-3275.

Tuesday, March 10

- JUNEAU -

Coastal & Oceanic Management Conference, March 3-6, Centennial Hall.

Breath and Stretch, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Alaska Vocational Institute Orientation Sessions, 11 a.m.-noon. Learn more about the computer and office skills training courses. Details: 586-5718.

Free English as a Second Language Class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way, Details: 586-5718.

Stitch & Knit, 12:45 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Bring your baby! All are welcome. Details: 586-1203.

Open fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center; beginners, Tues/Fri; experienced fencers, Thurs/Sat. $3 gym floor fee for non-students. Equipment available. Details: Even Hales, 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Marie Drake Planetarium. Come make the stars shine in Juneau every Tuesday. Details: mariedrakeplanetaroium.org. 586-1517.

Juneau Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 p.m., Henry's Restaurant, Open to public. Details: 789-0374.

Learn How to Digitize Your Music 6:30 p.m. at the downtown library. Convert and archive your analog music collections, old records, and tapes to digital format, using free software and ordinary stereo equipment. Bring your laptop or an LP if you like. Details: Jonas at: 586-0436

Evening Masters Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Augustus Brown Pool. Details: 586-5325.

Life drawing, Ruby Room in Emporium Mall. Show up between 6:40 and 6:55 p.m. Front door locked at 7:30 p.m. $15 for two hours; 10-session punch cards are $100. Every Tuesday. Details: Rob Roys, 321-3356, juneaudrawing@gmail.com or Sarah Asper-Smith, 586-3440 sarah@lrcd.com.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. The public is welcome to attend and boards and pieces typically provided. Rules taught to those interested. Details: Brian Bezenek, 790-1934.

Free movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "Choke."

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

Haines Emblem Club Taco Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 pm.,all you can eat.

Tlingit Language Class, 7-9 p.m., Sheldon Museum.

- KETCHIKAN -

Rotary 2000 meeting, noon, Eagles Club. Details: 225-6166.

Rainy Day Recorders, every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Details: MJ Turek, 225-2592.

Figure drawing group will meet the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:30pm at the Art Room (205) at Schoenbar Middle School. Models will be clothed. Each member will agree to sign up for one month. During their month they can model or pay for another model. All ages are encouraged to participate. Details: Angel Williams at 225-4471.

Friends of the Ketchikan Public Library monthly meeting at the library beginning at 6:30pm. The Friends of the Library are the fundraising arm of the library, providing money for new materials, databases, summer reading club prizes and much more. Details: Judith at 225-0370.

Ketchikan Community Chorus, every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Details: 247-2356.

- YAKUTAT -

Denali KidCare pediatric dental clinic March 9-13. Dental exams March 9-10, with follow-up treatment March 11-13. The clinic is open for children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or are on Medicaid. Details and to schedule an appointment: Sheri Nelson at 784-3275.

Planning Ahead

Registration for the 2009 Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Now open on a first-come, first-served basis. The camp offers over 60 classes per session in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, writing, and Alaskan Native Arts. The camp includes two sessions for different student age groups: The middle school camp, for students entering grades 6-9, runs from June 14-27; the high school camp, for students entering grades 9-12, runs June 28-July 12. Details: www.fineartscamp.org or 747-3085.

CBJ Sewer & Water Utility Waiver Application FY2010 The City and Borough of Juneau's Social Services Advisory Board (SSAB) will review sewer and water utility waivers submitted by local health and social service nonprofit agencies that provide transitional overnight accommodations. The SSAB is now accepting applications for the 2010 funding cycle. Details: www.juneau.org/SSAB.

Little League registration for teeball, baseball and softball is available online at www.juneaulittleleague.com. Gastineau Channel Little League volunteers will be at the Nugget Mall to register kids age 5-16 on March 14 from noon-4 p.m. Space is limited.

Applications available for engraving names of commercial fishermen and women on the Fishermen's Memorial in Juneau. Applications available at www.juneau.org/harbors or at Harbormaster's office next to Aurora Harbor. Details: Bruce Whyrock, 789-4725.

Sitka Arti Gras, March 6-15. Variety of arts and cultural events over two weekends. Details: www.artigras.info.

Alaska Anthropology Annual Meeting March 12-14, Centennial Hall

Juneau Chapter of STAND Dinner March 15, Centennial Hall

Southeast Conference mid-winter meeting, March 16 -17, Centennial Hall

State of Alaska Retirement & Benefits State Health Fair. March 17, Centennial Hall

UAS Science in Alaska Lecture Series

March 18, Centennial Hall.

Spring Break Kids Explorer Week, March 23-27, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

The Canvas and the City Museum join forces to provide a program for kids over spring break. For more information, visit the City Museum website at: http://www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum/juneauexplorers.php or call the City Museum at 586-3572.

Sharing Our Knowledge: A Conference of Tlingit Tribes & Clans, Centennial Hall, March 25-28. Native elders and experts in traditional culture, academic scholars and students will share their knowledge and work involving a wide variety of topics. The conference will afford a rare opportunity for key researchers, Native elders, and cultural leaders to share information with their colleagues, students, members of the Native community, and the public.

The 2009 theme, "Haa Shkalneekx'í Wooshteen Kanaxtulaneegí: Telling Our Stories" highlights the importance of oratory and writing to modern Tlingit culture. Other sessions and presentations may focus on a wide variety of topics relating to Tlingit culture.


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