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  1. Artist teaches formline in prison by day, Tsimshian by nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... there are only 50 fluent Tsimshian speakers left. David Russell-Jensen is Tsimshian Killer Whale with roots in Metlakatla and now lives in Juneau. He goes to the University of Alaska Southeast. While studying Tlingit there, he learned about Boxley's ...

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  2. Boxley leads formline design classes at prison through SHIRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Capital City Weekly

    ... release, said SHI President Rosita Worl in a release. Boxley is a well-known Tsimshian carver and dancer from Metlakatla. The main entry of the Walter Soboleff Building features his piece "Am'ala: Wil Mangaa da Ha'lidzogat" (The Man Who Held Up The ...

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  3. Walker administration continues tribal land trust lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... of litigation, brings them one step closer to self-determination. The state currently has one reservation for the Metlakatla tribe. While Attorney General Craig Richards stated in a press release that the state's position continues to develop with ...

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  4. Raise your handRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Ketchikan Daily News

    Alaskans living in Ketchikan and Metlakatla and interested in management of the Tongass National Forest are being given the opportunity to apply for the National Forest Resource Advisory Committee.

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  5. Alaskan community considers WTE optionsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Recycling Today

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. , Fairfax, Virginia, has announced the release of a request for information and qualifications from the Metlakatla Indian Community , located in southeast Alaska, to identify companies that might be deemed as 'qualified proposers' relative to a potential small-scale waste-to-energy facility for processing municipal solid waste on Annette Island, Alaska. The RFIQ is available at www.gbbinc.com/mic-rfiq , and the deadline to submit responses is Friday, August 28, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. EST.

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  6. First City Players ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The lawsuit has been ongoing for about a year and a half, and while borough officials are adamant that they're in the right, questions from the public posted on social media and news websites indicate some doubt: What's the point of this lawsuit? Why was it filed? Why did the borough win in Superior Court? And, how will public schools be funded if Ketchikan wins the Supreme Court appeal? more On Friday the 7th of August, neighbors, family, friends and visitors gathered in Metlakatla to celebrate its founding in 1887 as a United States reserve. The holiday is a major event for the town, but hasn't always been.

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  7. Metlakatla celebrates culture and foundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    On Friday the 7th of August, neighbors, family, friends and visitors gathered in Metlakatla to celebrate its founding in 1887 as a United States reserve. The holiday is a major event for the town, but hasn't always been.

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  8. Stedman predicts growth for KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... an attended several events in Ketchikan including the Blueberry Arts Festival. On Friday, he planned to travel to Metlakatla for Founders Day and then visit several Prince of Wales Island communities, weather permitting.

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  9. Metlakatla Founders Day coming upRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Capital City Weekly

    On an August 7 almost 130 years ago, a group of 826 Tsimshian people from British Columbia followed William Duncan, an Anglican missionary, over the Canadian border to Annette Island. Now Annette Islands Reserve is Alaska's only Indian reservation, and, ever since that day in 1887, Metlakatla Indian Community has celebrated its unique founding story.

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  10. Ailing seal pup rescued in latest discovery of distressed Alaska marine mammalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... National Marine Fisheries Service, said in the statement issued Thursday. An orphaned seal was picked up in Metlakatla and shipped to the SeaLife Center on Monday. And NOAA officials were also called out to another case in Yakutat recently, she ...

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  11. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | APRN

    ... Provincial officials Thursday granted the Mount Polley Mine conditional approval to resume limited operations. Metlakatla, the Annett Island town, has recently seen more visitors through the community's tourism department. This year may be the first ...

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  12. Tsimshian dancers in the Metlakatla longhouse on July 1, 2015. Photo by Ruth Eddy/KRBD.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | APRN

    Metlakatla, the Annett Island town of about 1,400 has recently seen more visitors through the community's tourism department. This year may be the first that tourism pumps some noteworthy money into the Tsimshian community, in Alaska's only Native reserve.

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  13. Totem heritage gains its first Tsimshian poleRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... and the lips, eye socket and eyebrows of the faces are painted green, black and red. It was carved in 1981 by Metlakatla carver David A. Boxley to honor his grandparents, according to Andrew Washburn, the former Ketchikan Historical Museum's senior ...

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  14. Metlakatla's growing tourism industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Metlakatla, the Annette Island town of about 1,400 has recently seen more visitors through the community's tourism department. This year may be the first that tourism pumps some noteworthy money into the Tsimshian community, in Alaska's only Native reserve.

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  15. A historic Tsimshian symbol of cultural revitalization is restored, donated to Ketchikan museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Center by the carver, David Boxley. (Photo by Leila Kheiry/KRBD) "They said, 'Hey, we're under a house in Metlakatla looking at this totem pole, it's covered with lichen, we think it has an infestation problem. David Boxley wants to donate it to the ...

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  16. Historic Tsimpshian pole donated to Heritage CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... totem pole, donated to the center by master carver David Boxley. "They said, 'Hey, we're under a house in Metlakatla looking at this totem pole, it's covered with lichen, we think it has an infestation problem. David Boxley wants to donate it to the ...

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  17. Obituaries | 6-8-15Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    ... Center. He was born on Oct. 16, 1993, in Honolulu. He is survived by parents, Erlyn Olap and Bartol Mwarey of Metlakatla, Alaska; sisters, Lia Job, Maleilei Snodgrass, Delayna Mwarey, Mandy Mwarey and Lianna Mwarey, all of Metlakatla, Alaska; ...

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  18. Golden Wheel carnival a family businessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... that every age group treasures the carnival without even trying." And the carnival is popular - so popular that Metlakatla High School's prom was rescheduled to avoid Metlakatla residents having to choose between the two events. "Upon student input ...

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  19. SHI prepares for grand opening of Soboleff buildingRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Man who Held up the Earth" and will incorporate four crests, Raven, Killerwhale, Eagle and Wolf. Boxley is from Metlakatla. The third major art piece is an interior Tlingit clan house screen created by artist Preston Singletary of Seattle. He had ...

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  20. Tidal Echoes: Capturing Southeast culture in printRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | APRN

    ... edited by UAS students. It accepts work from all over Southeast Alaska, from Lemon Creek Correctional Center to Metlakatla. Wall says there are no themes. It's more about creating a platform for local artists and writers. "So I really like that for ...

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