Monthly Archives: September 2012
The Alaska Native Brotherhood was founded in Sitka in 1912. The Grand Camp meeting returns to Sitka this year for a celebration of ANB's centennial, and the annual gathering with the Alaska Native Sisterhood. ANB Camp No. 1 President Gerry Hope, and ANS Camp No. 4 President Jean Arnold offer details on what's ahead.
Advisory council urges no limit on Stikine sockeye. Ferry system has strong 2011. Adzers continue work on Chief Shakes house. Grant aims to prevent AK teen suicides. Sealaska Heritage Institute gets $4.5M in federal grants. Sullivan vetoes repeal of Anchorage sidewalk sitting law.
John DePalatis and Mike Kernin are the music teachers at Sitka High School and Blatchley Middle School, respectively. And now, they're also co-directors of the Sitka Jazz Festival. This year's event begins Jan. 31.
Library moves forward with expansion. Alaskan cartography influenced by Native mapmakers. Wrangell's KSTK donates archives to Sealaska Heritage Institute. Magnitude 6.4 earthquake shakes Aleutians.