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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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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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Alaska
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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...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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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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Priest, anthropologist to receive humanities awards

...where it was cold. He wound up in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. After his arrival in St. Marys, Astruc lifted a ban on potlatches. In 1996 he was made a Yupik in a special ceremony. He left for France to retire but returned to Alaska a year and a half...

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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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Hazel May Bentley

...Sunday, April 28 in the South Peninsula Hospital Long Term Care Great Room. Pastor Bob Redmond will officiate. A memorial potlatch will be held in July 2013 in Ninilchik.Hazel was born March 18, 1934 in Emmett, Idaho. She moved to Alaska in 1990 and...

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Mr. Stanley Baggett

...plans to hold a small gathering to honor his life at a future date. Stan's Kenai people are planning a Celebration of Life/Potlatch from 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Municipal Park, 301 S. Forest Drive. For more information please call Marsi...

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