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  1. DOT draft plan calls for fewer Prince Rupert tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... to four in the summer. Another concern raised at the public input meeting is a terminal in Saxman to serve the Metlakatla ferry run. Lee Wallace wants the state to take another look at building that terminal, which he said would cut the length of ...

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  2. HD36 primary race income and expenses reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... mobile device application that helps track door-to-door canvassing activity. Mackey also traveled to Wrangell and Metlakatla. Agnes Moran is an elected member of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly She reported earning nearly $13,000 for her ...

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  3. Metlakatla celebrates Founder's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    In 1887, Bishop William Duncan traveled with a group of Tsimshian people from Metlakatla, British Columbia, to Annette Island in Southeast Alaska.

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  4. Byron Mallot wants more 'Alaska voice' in state governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... Mallott visited Ketchikan Friday as part of a campaign tour through Southern Southeast Alaska. He traveled to Metlakatla for Founder's Day Thursday and planned to visit Craig, Klawock and Hydaburg on Prince of Wales Island over the weekend. Mallott ...

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  5. VA Stand Down Brings Benefits To Kuskokwim VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | APRN

    ... rates than the standard VA home loans and can be used for remodeling. Last week the first MOU was signed for Metlakatla in southeast Alaska, the states only official reservation. Frueh says ten Y-K Delta villages have already signed their intent to ...

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  6. Violence Against Women Act: The great divide for Alaska tribesRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... exclusionary but "in"clusionary, which makes as much sense as being "kind of pregnant." With due respect to Metlakatla and Senator Murkowski, there are 227 other Tribes in Alaska that desperately need to protect their women and children from ...

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  7. Alaska Native women lose in Violence Against Women Act renewalRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... on her Facebook page that she had created an "inclusion," suggesting that all she did was to make sure that Metlakatla (which is the only tribe in the state with a reservation) "would receive the same rights and jurisdiction granted to Lower 48 ...

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

    Jul 28, 2014 | 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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  9. Background checks for volunteer chaperonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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