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Georgia June Johansen

...Kidder, and Craig and Christy Johansen. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren and her lifelong friend, Clare Swan.Georgia travelled by steamship to Alaska with her parents when she was 14 months old. Her parents were teachers in...
Swans celebrate 65th Anniversary. friends and family of Van and Clare Swan gathered to honor the couple and...Bunny Swan-Gease said, "Van and Clare Swan joined their lives together on August...Alaska with the U.S. Army. Clare Swan, born and raised on the Kenai Peninsula...
Governor's Ball underscores unity theme

...Alaskan Flag Song by KCHS students. The Agayun dancers from Alaska Christian College performed traditional dances. Clare Swan and members of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe presented the Governor and Lt. Governor with chief necklaces which they wore...
K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

...significant snow following the January thaw, spring breakup likely won't wreak as much havoc as it otherwise could have. Clare Swan, a Karluk Avenue resident, said her home fared well compared to others and water in the area seems to be going down...
Obama declares K-Beach flood area a federal disaster

...she said. Karluk Avenue resident Clare Swan expressed similar worries about what's...right at the moment," she said. Clare Swan said she and her husband Van Swan...basement for more than a month. Clare Swan said they don't know for sure the...
K-Beach flooding will likely continue

...undeveloped wetlands, the second shows homes and roads built between the wetlands and Cook Inlet. Kenaitze Indian Tribe Elder Clare Swan and her husband have lived in the flooded zone since 1988. This fall's flooding is the first she can personally recall...
Pulling the past into the present

...educate non-Dena'ina but also bring a deeper cultural understanding to people whose heritage was put on display. Clare Swan, a Kenaitze elder and chair of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, said elders owe an explanation of history to their children...
Kenaitze Tribe breaks ground on new wellness center

...special place of wellness, wholeness, convenience and comfort for those who seek medical care." Kenaitze Tribal Elder Clare Swan said the plans and the funding secured so far have been a reaffirmation of the tribe and its people. She said the center...
Kenaitze tribe sponsors Dena'ina Athabascan exhibit in Anchorage

...One fact is that the most spectacular pieces generally are not found in American institutions, Leggett said. For Clare Swan, Kenaitze-Dena'ina Tribe Elder and Chair of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, the exhibit is a chance to give a voice...
More to learn, and more to share

...perspective of the Dena'ina, the indigenous people of Southcentral Alaska.In a Sept. 29 story in the Clarion, Clare Swan, a Kenaitze elder and chair of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, explained the role elders play in passing their heritage...


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