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Michaela Dunlap is a former Sitka High student who now sits on the Paths Across the Pacific committee. She recalls how attending the Sitka conference put her on course to study Anthropology. Sitkan Bertha Karras says the conference validates her family’s stories about how people first came to this part of Alaska.
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‘Paths’ conference changes a student’s path
The Naa Kahidi Dancers performed at the Sheet'ka Kwan Naa Kahidi on Saturday to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary. The Naa Kahidi Dancers were founded in 1994 by Chuck Miller, who began dancing when he was three years old, in the Sitka Native Education Program. "When I dance, when I put on my regalia, it feels like my ancestors are running through my veins," he said. more