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Cotten picked for Fish and Game head; fish board members decline to interview Maw

...rural communities. "He understands their struggles and successes and wants them to flourish," wrote Katherine Reedy, an anthropologist working in the Aleutians. "He knows the State of Alaska so well from Adak to Barrow and all points in between." Others...
Nation's oldest park ranger ponders future

...this patch of wilderness along the Canadian border.For 20 years, he has been the ambassador, manager, accountant, anthropologist, botanist, historian, traffic cop, landscaper, handyman and rules enforcer of Kintla Lake. He still hauls gravel...
Capturing Alaska's Free Spirit through her camera lens

...Dispatch in an interview about the new business she has recently launched called "Free Spirit Photography." So how does an Anthropologist working in the Intensive Needs Room back at her Alma Mater in Soldotna become a talented photographer? "My dad gave me...

...that I get are from Russia and eastern Europe - and that's what is important to me," she said.Lisanne Wilken, an anthropologist at Aarhus University in Denmark, said the criticism against Wurst would have been trivial if it weren't for the Russian...
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Breaking the silence: Sharing the journey of growing up Dena'ina

...misinformation and lack of coherent historical data left Leggett feeling dismissed, he said. It, and other experiences with local anthropologist Alan Boraas, and a job with the Alaska Native Heritage Center, were the catalysts that prompted Leggett to find work that...
Kenai River subsistence research under way local biologists and on a statewide level, though Fall said it can sometimes be received with skepticism. "I'm an anthropologist, so I'm more open to it. Maybe from the other side, we're too open to simply going with local perspectives that are...
Priest, anthropologist to receive humanities awards

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Alaska Humanities Forum will honor a priest who has served the Yupik people for 50 years.
Sealaska Institute releases cultural atlas

...University of Alaska Southeast. Thornton, a sociocultural anthropologist who now works at the University of Oxford in England, compiled...something everyone should be interested in, not just an anthropologist, linguist or archaeological specialist," he said. Place...
Police search for owners of ancient artifacts found beside trail

...the anthropology department at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where professor Robert Mack examined them. ''The anthropologist confirmed that they were legitimate historical items,'' she said. Mack said the way some items were tagged, it appeared...
Around the Peninsula Boraas to discuss Native history The Kasilof Historical Association will host a talk on local Native history by anthropologist Alan Boraas at 7 p.m. Thursday at the McLane Center, Mile .5 Kalifornsky Beach Road. Seniors host steak fundraiser...


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