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How the stories of Native American youths made Obama cry in the Oval Office

How the stories of Native American youths made Obama cry in the Oval Office | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Obama met in North Dakota with young people who spoke of lives affected by suicide, poverty and homelessness.
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Click here to support Brenda's Residency Trip by Brenda Byrd

Click here to support Brenda's Residency Trip  by Brenda Byrd | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Brenda's Residency Trip by Brenda Byrd - Gugwelksm Nee£ diwaayu. Metlakatla Di wil waatku. Gisbutwada di pteegu.  I am Brenda Byrd.  I am from and still live in Metlakatla, Alaska. I am married with three children and work full time as a behavioral health aide. My family has been so supportive of my education. I am working on m
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Journey Beyond Ancestors Paths

Journey Beyond Ancestors Paths | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it

The Git Leeksa Aks Dancers (People of the Rising Tide) formerly the Killer Whale Dancers of Metlakatla, Alaska desire and are planning a cultural journey with p

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Terrance H. Booth, Sr. on about.me

Terrance H. Booth, Sr. on about.me | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
View Terrance H. Booth, Sr. on about.me, your personal page with a purpose. Terrance H. Booth, Sr. uses about.me to show people what matters most to them.
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Alaska Supreme Court Affirms Tribal Child Support Case

Alaska Supreme Court Affirms Tribal Child Support Case | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Published March 27, 2016 JUNEAU, ALASKA – On Friday, March 25, 2016, the Alaska Supreme Court issued a decision recognizing the authority of Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes o…
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President Obama Has Opportunity to Nominate a Hopi Judge to Supreme Court

President Obama Has Opportunity to Nominate a Hopi Judge to Supreme Court | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Published February 20, 2016 WASHINGTON— With the sudden death of United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Antoinin Scalia, President Barack Obama has the constitutional authority to nominate a…
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Challenge Issued to the Southeast Alaska Tribes to

Challenge Issued to the Southeast Alaska Tribes to | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
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Southeast Alaska region tourism is a $530 Million Dollar industry.  Working tohgether as tribes of Alaska we can benefit by simply being ourselves as Haida, Tlingit and  Tsimshian.  Ketchikan receives 39,000 visitors from May to end of September joining forces we can econonmically benefit for many of the visitors come for a cullture experience and I have yet to see an exclusive Alaska Cuisine Restaurant.  Top it off 35% of Alaska's visitors come to Southeast Alaska.  

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Whistle workshop creates indigenous instruments

Whistle workshop creates indigenous instruments | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Tara Roberts tests her wolf whistle during a recent workshop. Photo by Samuel Wilson.
Whistles, rattles and clappers have traditionally been an important part of Native culture in Southeast Alaska, but the instruments are less common now.
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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

When Ethel Lund invited me into her Douglas home, I was expecting a lesson in the Tlingit language or Native land rights or health care reform or how to do a cartwheel on an old gymnasium floor.
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Sealaska Land Bill Endorsed by Nation's Oldest Largest Native Organization

National Congress of American Indians cites economic and cultural needs of Southeast Alaska Natives.
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Tsimshian Dancers, Metlakatla Native Reserve

Tsimshian Dancers, Metlakatla Native Reserve | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Metlakatla is home to the only native reserve in the state of Alaska. It is located on Annette Island in the most Southern part of S.E. Alaska. Members of the Tsimshian tribe originally traveled over by canoe from their home in British Columbia in 1887. Seeking religious freedom, they were following William Duncan, a missionary with the Church of England. Today the community of Metlakatla is a unique and welcoming place to witness the rich Tsimshian cultural heritage.
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Here Are 16 Islands In Alaska That Are An Absolute Must Visit

Here Are 16 Islands In Alaska That Are An Absolute Must Visit | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Black sand beaches, stunning vistas, volcanic formations and epic fishing, kayaking and hiking adventures. These islands are a must visit!
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Show Me Alaska — In Metlakatla, the Southeast community on the...

Show Me Alaska — In Metlakatla, the Southeast community on the... | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
In Metlakatla, the Southeast community on the shores of Annette Island, travelers will find stunning natural beauty and a thick slice of Alaska history. Louie Wagner’s great-grandfather firs
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Legislation For Native Voting Rights Stalled In Congress

Legislation For Native Voting Rights Stalled In Congress | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Since May 2015, there have been multiple legislative efforts to pass new voting rights legislation aimed at ensuring access to voting for Natives.
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Snoqualmie Chairwoman to Warn Congress about Irresponsible Development on Sacred Ground

Snoqualmie Chairwoman to Warn Congress about Irresponsible Development on Sacred Ground | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Carolyn Lubenau to Testify to Congressional Committee Opposing Desecration of Snoqualmie Falls Published March 16, 2016 SNOQUALMIE, WASHINGTON – Snoqualmie Tribal Chairwoman Carolyn Lubenau will te…
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Bring him home: Woman seeks relative's remains from Indian boarding school

Bring him home: Woman seeks relative's remains from Indian boarding school | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
The headstone sits 1,633 miles from home, arranged in a neat row beside those of the other children.
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To Be Here (A Blessing) By Kid Valance

To Be Here (A Blessing)  By Kid Valance | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
  SAN CARLOS INDIAN RESERVATION – Kid Valance is organizing the runners on the Longest Walk 5 – War on Drugs. One of Dennis Banks’ key veterans for the Longest Walk, Kid, has…
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Congressional Democrats Launch a New Strategy to Restore the Voting Rights Act

Congressional Democrats Launch a New Strategy to Restore the Voting Rights Act | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Every Tuesday members of Congress will spotlight stories of modern-day barriers to voting and rally on social media with the hashtag #RestoreTheVOTE & #RestorationTuesday.
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Washington Journal: Jacqueline Pata on the National Congress of American Indians

Washington Journal: Jacqueline Pata on the National Congress of American Indians | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Jacqueline Pata, executive director of the National Congress of American Indians, discusses the state of Native American communities, their priorities, and federal efforts to assist the population.
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#NDNReasonsToLive: POW WOW

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for American Indians and Alaska Natives ages 15 to 34 years The suicide rate among American Indian and Alaska ...
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Help the Tsimshian people of Metlakatla, AK preserve and pass on their language!

Help the Tsimshian people of Metlakatla, AK preserve and pass on their language! | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Buy a t-shirt to support SAVE SM'ALGYAX! Please share!
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Terrance H. Booth, Sr. (Nishwilgun) on about.me

Terrance H. Booth, Sr. (Nishwilgun) on about.me | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
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Git Leeksa Aks Dancers seeking donations or sponsorship for cultural awareness journey to promote the Ts'msyen Culture and Tribal Tourism of Metlakatla. Click name you'll find them in Facebook and U-Tube

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