Ketchikan Indian Community’s Tribal Scholars is in its fourth year. The grant funded alternative school recently held an open house inviting the community into their classroom that feels like home.
More than 200 Ketchikan Democrats gathered Saturday morning to caucus for their choice for U.S. president. Organizers hadn’t expected that level of interest, and eventually moved the caucus outside – in the pouring rain – because the crowd just didn’t fit inside the IBEW Hall.
The Alaska Supreme Court issued a decision Friday on State of Alaska vs. Central Council Tlingit Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, a case that was argued in the Ketchikan High School auditorium in November of 2014.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus Library hosted a potluck, inviting people to bring a traditional dish, and share a story about their cultural heritage.
Quarterly funding has been restored for Ketchikan’s Women in Safe Homes emergency shelter, but the state Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault has not lifted the probation.
The hotly debated tobacco tax has been resurrected, and will be discussed during Tuesday’s Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meeting.
WISH officials say there was no warning from the state Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault that there were any problems. In fact, just a few months prior, the shelter had received notice of compliance, praising the program for following regulations.
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Shm’algyack Tsimshian Language
UNIT 1: BODY PARTS
Question: What hurts? Guudack: Goadu sheepgn?
- My head hurts. 1. Sheepga dmggawshu. Shm_1_Head
- My hand hurts. 2. Sheepga onanu. Shm_1_Hand
- My nose hurts.
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Xaad kíl Haida Language
UNIT 1: BODY PARTS
Question: What is aching? Gύus uu Gwaagáng?
Unit’s sentence: ______ Gwaagánggang. (My ___ aches.)
- My head (díi kaj) Haida_1_head
The clatter of high heels and camera flashes welcomed guests to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce’s Celebration of the Stars.