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  1. VA, Metlakatla Tribe Reach Housing AgreementRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | APRN

    Alaska Native Veterans in Metlakatla will soon be able to get a direct loan from the Department of Veterans Affairs for housing.

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  2. Background checks for volunteer chaperonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... $800,000 is meant to connect Ketchikan's online classes with school districts on Prince of Wales Island and in Metlakatla. The Obesity Prevention and Control Grant of $150,000 funds more health-related positions for the district, including a PE ...

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  3. Changes to VAWA didn't change Alaska's stance on tribal court ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... occur only in Indian country. Therefore, this section has only limited application in Alaska because, aside from Metlakatla's Annette Island Reserve, Alaska does not have Indian country. The 2013 Alaska exception simply stated what was already true ...

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  4. Why Sealaska Heritage is important to Northwest Coast artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... seventh Juried Art Show and Competition from the roughly 30 pieces submitted. Boxley is a Tsimshian artist from Metlakatla and the son of prominent carver David Boxley . His father just finished his 72nd totem pole. "Southeast Alaska is cut off from ...

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  5. Celebration canoes safely reach JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Dozens of paddlers from Yakutat to Metlakatla and places in between landed their canoes on a Juneau beach on their way to the Southeast Native cultural festival Celebration 2014.

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  6. In Our View/Town rallies to Kristen Shaulis: Everetta s kindness to strangersRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... for Bellingham to catch the Alaska ferry. Shaulis had decided to uproot and work on an Indian reservation in Metlakatla, a small town on Annette Island southeast of Ketchikan. The promise of the American West, to begin anew. "In my career, I was ...

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  7. Volunteer drives recovered stolen van to AlaskaRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... volunteer with the Snohomish County sheriff's office delivered. Karl Myers of Everett arrived over the weekend at Metlakatla, a small town on Annette Island southeast of Ketchikan where Shaulis works at a tribal clinic. Myers says she's grateful for ...

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  8. Everett man taking van to Alaska to nurse victimized by thievesRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... recovered. The 65-year-old will make the two-day ferry trip to Anchorage, where he will catch another ferry to Metlakatla, a small town on Annette Island southeast of Ketchikan. That is where Shaulis works as a registered nurse in a health clinic ...

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  9. Making Local Work: Southeast Alaska Prosthetics and OrthoticsRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    ... and orthotics business. She lives in Ketchikan but spends one week each month in Juneau. She's also in Metlakatla on a regular basis, and goes other places as well. Einset said she'd like to figure out a way to serve rural communities better, ...

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  10. Metlakatla resident is new FEMA tribal advisorRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... Affairs, and serve as a key advisor on tribal affairs to senior FEMA leadership. Booth previously served as Metlakatla's director of forestry and land resources for 16 years. He joins FEMA after serving most recently as a specialist for the U.S. ...

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  11. Feds consider taking Alaska tribal land into trustRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    ... justice systems. The move is opposed by the state, where the only Indian country community with a reservation is Metlakatla in southeast Alaska. A judge in Washington, D.C., last year agreed with Alaska Native tribes, supported by nonprofit law ...

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  12. Interior Department rule would set aside 'Indian country' lands in AlaskaRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The move is opposed by the state, which has said that Indian country exists only on the state's sole reservation, Metlakatla, in Southeast. Alaska Native tribes, supported by nonprofit law firms, said the Interior Department should have been taking ...

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  13. ArtBeat: 'Idols' are difficult to come by at Alaska Native Heritage CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... outdoors, so you can drive by and take a look. They were carved by retired Rev. David Fison, one time pastor at Metlakatla. He's also executed at least one Christmas totem. Maybe the protesters are referring to money. For a lot of people, including ...

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  14. POW, Metlakatla schools awarded tech grantsRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... students in the U.S. Annette Island School District was awarded about $400,000 for video conferencing to connect Metlakatla students with other rural Native students. The third recipient was the Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments, which ...

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  15. 2A girls: Dillingham wins physical championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... layup that sealed the victory. The play left the two seniors beaming. Holly Guthrie sank two free throws to give Metlakatla a 44-39 lead with about a minute left, but Craig answered with a 3-point from Marie Yates to make it 44-42 with 30 seconds ...

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  16. 2A boys: Glennallen wins its first state crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... from Cole Schlagel and Kenneth Savo. Tristan Winter scored the winning basket with 18 seconds left, lifting Metlakatla past Bristol Bay 51-49 in the third-place game. Winter finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds and Tristan Alexander supplied 25 ...

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  17. Gallery: High school basketball playoffs at Sullivan ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ada Harvey of Unalakleet, left, is congratulated after hitting a three-point shot during first-half action against Metlakatla at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.

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  18. Stedman spends most for legislative travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... of Stedman's other reimbursed travel covered trips to most of the 27 communities in his district. It runs from Metlakatla to Haines. "So you should see rural legislators really stick out, not for out of state travel, but in-state, just because we've ...

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  19. Heavy snow to continue through early WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... as a winter snow advisory remains in effect until 5 a.m. Wednesday for Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan and Metlakatla. A total accumulation of up to nine inches is expected through Wednesday, and snow remains part of the forecast for the next ...

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