Alaska State Library - Historical Collections
Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood photographs. The photos were copied from an album belonging to Rosa Miller and her mother, Bessie Visaya of Juneau. Includes 82nd Annual Grand Camp Convention (1994) (photocopy), group portraits, individuals, snapshots. The photographs are not identified. Other collections featuring the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood include PCA 33, Alaska Native Organizations
Sealaska Heritage Institute Archives
This four-box collection contains the Alaska Native Sisterhood (ANS) papers of Emma G. Widmark dating from the 1980s to 2007. Her papers consist of her correspondence for ANS (1987-2007), newsletters of the ANS Executive Committee entitled Executive Echoes (1995-2006), meeting minutes of ANS Juneau Camp 2 (2000-2001), ANS Saxman Camp 14 (1999) and those of the ANB and ANS Executive Committee
Sealaska Heritage Institute Archives
This collection contains historical photographs of Tlingit Native America Indians from Southeast Alaska, primarily studio photographs taken at Sitka and Juneau, Alaska. The bulk of these images date to around the 1890s and primarily consist of studio portraits in Cabinet Card (23 items) and daguerreotype (1 item) format, as well as other formats. Many of the people in these photographs are unidentified, but most photographs primarily concern a few Tlingit families from the Sitka and Juneau areas, and many photos contain the images of the same people. Some photographs concern the Alaska Native Sisterhood circa 1960s
Alaska State Library - Historical Collections
Kayamori's collection documents life in Yakutat at the height of Southeast Alaska's salmon canning industry. Kayamori photographed buildings in Yakutat, the canneries, Tlingits, funerals of prominent residents, Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood activities and numerous portraits. The collection includes a photograph of the Thunderbird Clan House, no longer in existence, the Sideway house of the Tauy-quady [Teikweidi] Tribe and an image of Kayamori
Sealaska Heritage Institute Archives
This collection contains nine reproduced black and white photographs and fourteen negatives dating to between 1890 and 1960 which were originally held by Tlingit Native American Indian Nancy Jackson. These photos and negatives contain images of Nancy Jackson's grandparents seated for a studio portrait, some of Jackson's family and friends of Haines, Alaska in traditional regalia, people attending a funeral and potlatch, and images of a Tlingit musical band
Sealaska Heritage Institute Archives
This collection consists of one box of Connie H. Paddock's personal papers. Included is her incoming and outgoing correspondence, personal writings about life in Alaska, clippings, as well as other papers documenting her and her family's lives. The bulk of the collection consists of Paddock's detailed outgoing correspondence, spanning 1968 to 2004, to friends and family. Topics include Alaska Native history, Alaska women's history, Alaska political history, Juneau history, Tenekee Springs history, and other similar topics
Sealaska Heritage Institute Archives
This collection consists of approximately 200 photographs dating to between 1928 and 2000 that were obtained from Tlingit Native American Indian Rosa Miller of Juneau, Alaska. These photographs were collected by or taken by Rosa Miller, and most photos in the collection concern the Alaska Native Sisterhood. While there are some older images in the collection of family dating back to 1928, most date between 1950 and 1965 and show members of Alaska Native Sisterhood or Brotherhood at various meetings and grand camp conventions
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Sonja Armour talks about being born in Klawock, her parents, going to Hole-in-th-Wall for food, Tuxekan, Deweyville, preserving subsistence foods, smokehouses around Klawock, Bayview Boulevard, blue beads that people found on the beach, the store at Sand Point, the games they played when she was young, the school burning down in 1986, attending school at Mt. Edgecumbe, different jobs she had, Oceanside Packing Company, the 1964 tsunami and damage in Klawock, the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Alaska Native Sisterhood
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Cecelia Koontz talks about the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood working to eliminate discrimination in the past in Juneau, Governor Gruening, Elizabeth Peratrovich, signs posted in businesses excluding Natives, and putting an end to discriminating news articles in the Juneau Empire. Terry Heffley talks about the programs offered by the management and Business Program at the Kuskokwim Community College, degree program, the Village Management Institute, offering classes for village and regional corporation management, and courses offered through the Dept. of Labor Comprehensive Employment Training Act. Nels Alexie talks about his role of liaison officer for the Kuskokwim Community College and what the college has to officer for the people in Bethel
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Nellie Lord talks about her job in the school as a Tlingit language instructor, Emma and Henry Shodda, Situk, Situk Harry, Ahrnklin, subsistence activities of her father, fishing, trapping and hunting, her education, Maggie John, going to school in Yakutat, flying to Juneau for tuberculosis treatment when she was a child, Skagway, different cultures at Mount Edgecumbe, Native leaders from Mount Edgecumbe, the difficult time in the hospital, getting married and moving to Fairbanks, Yakutat during WWII, selling arts and crafts to the soldiers, Alaska Native Brotherhood, Alaska Native Sisterhood, dances in Yakutat, evacuating Yakutat during the war, the Yakutat & Southern Railroad from the cannery at Situk to Yakutat, teaching Native culture to schoolchildren, working in Sitka, Isabelle Brady, Jeff Leer, teaching the Tlingit language, teaching the children about their clans and crests, St. Elias Dancers, Buddy Bremner, George Ramos, teaching the students how to dance, regalia sewing, ... Read More