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Hands-on learing: Carving project highlights modern aspects of apprenticeship tradition

...National Historical Park in Sitka, and a house post at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, the brothers have already reached...on the Gajaa Hit site on Willoughby Avenue next to the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The original 26-foot poles, carved by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-09/hands-on-learing-carvi
Arts & Entertainment
Buccaneer bankruptcy slows gas fight with CIRI

...Loop field to which CIRI says it has a right.The Southcentral Native corporation claims Buccaneer owes royalties for gas the company...had a gas lease for the CIRI land that was terminated by the Native corporation for undisclosed reasons.AOGCC chair Cathy Foerster...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-08/buccaneer-bankruptcy-slows-gas-fight
News

...Crete say a 6-foot crocodile was spotted last week in a man-made lake near the seaside town of Rethymno. Crocodiles are not native to Greece. Regional official Vangelis Mamangakis said Monday it was unclear how long it has been there. He told private Antenna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-07
Arts & Entertainment
Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...sacred space to nurture, affirm and renew the spirit of urban Native peoples," according to its website.Though he's not interested...youth, to the younger people, to continue to create ... Native expression," Perkins said. "To continue to evolve, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-06/tram-conductor-gives-tlingit-lessons
News
Rich Lowry: Obama's border crisis

...high-ranking Border Patrol official said that only 3 percent of non-Mexicans apprehended at the border are being returned to their native countries. "It will not be open arms," Vice President Joe Biden thundered in Guatemala City the other day, attempting to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-06/rich-lowry-obamas-border-crisis
Opinion

...from the Aleut word Alyeska mean the "Great Land" or "that which the sea breaks against." Before European interaction, native peoples of thisvast region included Aleuts in the islands and coastal area and hunting and fishing peoples in the interior.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-07-08-4
Food
Alaska Native feels voice is drowned out

...elected representatives do not believe that the Fourteenth Amendment applies to Tribal Self-Government entities. As an Alaska Native I have a voice struggling to be heard but the convoluted process available to me smothers my voice and the voices of countless...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-04/alaska-native-feels-voice
Letters

...elections official testifying in a federal Native voting rights trial disputed claims that...translations of voting materials into Native languages. Plaintiffs say the state lags...ballots and oral translations for some Native languages. Witnesses for the state have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03-1
News
What others say: Youth homeless shelter provides vital service

...facility, known as The Door.Officials at FYA said The Door arose out of an unfilled need in Fairbanks. Since the Fairbanks Native Association closed a similar facility nearly a decade ago, there had been no shelter options for homeless teenagers. Although...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-02/what-others-say-youth-homeless-sh
Opinion

...Service on June 10, accusing the agency of "delaying Endangered Species Act" protection for the Alexander Archipelago wolf. Native to Southeast Alaska, the animals are often black or dark gray, eat salmon in the fall and are smaller than mainland wolves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05

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