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Potlatch held to honor incoming Doyon president

NENANA (AP) -- A potlatch held to honor the incoming president of Doyon was a chance for the...humbled and overwhelmed by the attention he received at Saturday's potlatch. About 350 people attended, many of them from the state's Alaska...

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...passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. He was 59.Celebration of his life and potlatch will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Ninilchik Village Cache.Bobby was born June 2, 1954, in Boise, Idaho. He received...

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Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

...Rendezvous World Championship titles.Attla was born in Koyukuk in 1933 and grew up in Huslia, where a final funeral, burial and potlatch will be held starting at 11 a.m. Thursday.At the Tuesday service, Attla's nephew Chris Simon gave the eulogy."If...

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North Road Rangers take part in educational moose hunt

...working on projects in preserving and tanning and sewing.A potlatch was held on Dec. 29 where each family brought a moose meat...hunting videos viewed that were obtained from ADFG. After the potlatch, one last meeting was scheduled to give the youth further...

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Community
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating marmots

...apply to harvest by humans. Indeed, hoary marmot hides were prized by northwestern Native Americans, used for clothing, in potlatch ceremonies and as a sort of currency among the Tlingit. Hoary marmots are highly social animals, communicating by whistling...

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Outdoors
Charlene Frances Paight-Smith

...after battling cancer, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. A celebration of life and potlatch will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at the Ninilchik Fairgrounds. Shannon Bentley will officiate.Charlene was born...

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Robert S. Bentley

...passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. He was 59.Celebration of his life and potlatch will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Ninilchik Village Cache.Bobby was born June 2, 1954, in Boise, Idaho. He received...

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French priest who served western Alaska dies at age 77

...customs, including traditional dance and potlatch ceremonies. He was born in Versailles...the Pilot Station people had held a potlatch -- a traditional celebration where young...Astruc was presented at the St. Marys potlatch, standing on a seal skin, clad head...

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Alaska
Frozen pipes burst flooding girls dormitory

...snap that froze the pipes last week. The students were relocated to other dorm rooms and rooms the school rented at the old Potlatch Motel, which is used as a bunkhouse by a seasonal fish processing plant. No damage estimates were available on Wednesday...

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Ninilchik Community News

...working on the sheep and goat barn and cleaning up the grounds. The Ninilchik Traditional Council will have its community potlatch July 14 at 1 p.m. A dedication to David Cooper Sr. will be conducted. It will be held at the educational fishery net number...

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