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ANB/ANS celebrates 100 years with multi-camp tour


Suzanne Ashe

The M/V Christian arrived last week loaded with members of the ANB and ANS

When the M/V Christian pulled into Middle Harbor last Thursday all those aboard were greeted with singing and drumming. The boat's passengers, all members of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood, were welcomed to shore by several ANB/ANS members “singing in” their arrival.

Traditional practices for “singing in” visitors dates back to the days when visitors would come by boat to different locations around Southeast Alaska, said Ross Nannauck III.

The event was just one stop on a historic ANB/ANS Camp Visitation Voyage. On board the M/V Christian was Grand Presid...

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