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  1. Ketchikan Ready Mix wins USDA contractor awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... working on a Forest Service project to replace or relocate nine bridges, along with other road maintenance, on the Hoonah Road system. The USDA HUBZone award program recognizes the accomplishments of small businesses, individuals, and groups. The ...

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  2. Southeast Alaska Native literacy program expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... it," Hotch said. The institute plans to offer family literacy events along with training sessions in Angoon, Craig, Hoonah, Klawock, Petersburg, Saxman, Sitka, Wrangell and Yakutat. "I know we got a lot of responses you know and events would go up ...

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  3. Re-discovering a shamana s drumRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    In the basement of the Sealaska Heritage Institute is very old box drum belonging to the Mount Fairweather house of the T'akdeintaan clan in Hoonah. In mid-October, it got some long-needed care, and the Capital City Weekly visited with those working on it to hear a bit more about its fascinating history.

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  4. After almost a century absence, sacred objects return to the Tlingit people of HoonahRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Almost 100 years ago, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology acquired 46 at.owu, sacred objects belonging to the Mount Fairweather house of the Tlingit T'a After a long battle over the objects' ownership, museum representatives on Wednesday hand-carried three of those at.owu back to Southeast Alaska for repatriation. Eight were returned in recent years, and the rest - 35 more - will return to the people of Hoonah in the coming months.

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  5. Students connect with tradition and language at Hoonah culture campRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Over the summer, students in Hoonah attended a culture camp that seeks to address some of these problems by connecting students with Alaska Native traditions. Over the summer, about 35 students made the trip down a narrow, unpaved logging road to immerse themselves in Native art, food and language for four days.

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  6. Remembering a friend and colleague: Nora DauenhauerRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... up in bed, gave his own rousing memorial speech, and sang his memorial song. A year later, when people gathered in Hoonah for the memorial to Nora's Uncle Jim, the dead man himself was one of those who opened the proceedings, giving his speech and ...

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  7. Ancient Threads, Modern Fabric: Highlights from Sealaska Heritage Institutea s Tin a Art AuctionRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... mashed-up with Tlingit dance drumming); from the dinner menu, prepared by Hangar on the Wharf - fresh oysters from Hoonah (donated by Kawu Oyster Co.), but also artisan gin cocktails (donated by Amalga Distillery); halibut "papillote" and reindeer ...

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  8. Tlingit cultural leader Nora Marks Dauenhauer dead at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 1927, Dauenhauer was raised in the family fishing boat and at seasonal subsistence sites, in addition to Juneau and Hoonah, according to a summary of her accomplishments at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. A Tlingit speaker ...

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  9. A traditional gig: Native corp. pays berry pickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... motorist scar the quarry. At a fruitful location, Sanders and McKinley - productive, "high liner" berry pickers from Hoonah - can pick up to 90 pounds of blueberries a day. McKinley said he's picked about 200 pounds in less than two weeks this year. ...

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  10. Growing Sunday dinner in rural AlaskaRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    The days are getting shorter and full of rain. Many Southeast Alaskans are dreading the impending seasonal shift. In Hoonah however, one 12-old boy is pretty excited. Standing over his garden, Ted Elliot pops another snap pea into his mouth. "The ...

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  11. Summer Sees Surge of Sales Tax Rate ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... Kodiak, Nome and Wrangell, all in Alaska, and Winter Park, CO have the highest city sales tax rate at 7.00 percent. Hoonah, AK and Selawik, AK have the second highest rate of 6.50. Tuba City (including the surrounding areas that are in the ...

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  12. Alaskaa s salmon catch will fall just short of forecastRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | National Fisherman

    Alaska's salmon season is winding down and it looks like the statewide take will fall a bit short of the 204 million fish forecast. Two friends from Hoonah, Alaska, met up Thursday, Aug. 17, in nearby Pelican, a small Southeast port, for some dinner and drinks.

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  13. Is - Alaskan Bush People' leaving Alaska for good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of Alaska, really contradicting the story we were being sold. After Chitina, the Brown family decided to build Hoonah's largest suburb, Browntown (population 9), but it was debated if the Browns actually lived there full time or if it was more of a ...

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  14. Thursday Troopers: Keeping Hoonah litter-freeRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Keeping our hometown streets litter-free is the goal of a group of volunteers called the Thursday Troopers. This activity is sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hoonah and supported with a grant from Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling , with matching funds from the Hoonah Liquor Board.

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  15. Looking at the Sitka Tribe of Alaskaa s Traditional Foods ProgramRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... from town so that we don't impact those subsistence users." Justin Koller, a Zone Subsistence Biologist for Sitka and Hoonah Ranger District, knows that that there is a link between intact ecosystems and healthy populations of fish and other ...

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  16. State capital budget funds some Southeast projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the funded projects are replacement floats for a harbor in Wrangell, cruise ship dock improvements in Ketchikan and Hoonah and renovation of the headquarters for the Alaska Permanent Fund in Juneau. The capital budget this year amounts to $1.4 ...

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  17. Southeast Alaska Food Bank: When the giving gets goodRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... shelter, Salvation Army, St. Vinecent de Paul, the Glory Hole, Holy Trinity, Love Inc., Auke Bay Bible Church, Hoonah Baptist Mission and more. Last fiscal year the Southeast Alaska Food Bank brought in 345,000 pounds of food and gave out 313,000 ...

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  18. 'It makes my heart beat:' Chilkoot culture camp comes back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... do you want your grandchildren to know?" Powell explained. Powell is Tlingit language teacher currently working in Hoonah. She has spent much of her summer teaching Tlingit and traditional skills at culture camps. "They say when your language goes, ...

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  19. Ami Brown, matriarch of the Brown family, rests before surgery.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... TV stars, etc. The recent seasons have revolved around the family building their homestead, "Browntown," just outside Hoonah. But whether or not they actually live there is up for debate . We've watched the boys search for love with a series of ...

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  20. Hoonah thrift store fundraises for rehab centerRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Ruth and William Brown are the founders of the Hoonah Baptist Mission whose goal is to serve the community with true kindness. Their latest planned addition to the Mission is a rehabilitation center for those with substance abuse problems.

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