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Native leader appears in court on theft charge

Native leader appears in court on theft charge

A former Sealaska corporation executive accused of taking money from a subsistence fund is scheduled to appear in court again in January.

A ‘not guilty’ … more

Participants voice hopes and realities at domestic violence Prevention Summit

Participants voice hopes and realities at domestic violence Prevention Summit

“There are a lot of people who are working to try to stop this domestic violence and sexual assault epidemic,” says Greg Marxmiller, who runs Myspace in Dillingham.

Learning Tlingit culture through action figures

Learning Tlingit culture through action figures

While many were still shopping Friday, a workshop for kids to make Tlingit-themed action figures was overbooked at the Alaska State Museum.

How to save an endangered language

How to save an endangered language

“Once people are learning it at home and using it, then you feel like you’re beginning to be out of danger for the language,” says author Leanne Hinton.

Tlingit clan leader: Everything has a spirit

Tlingit clan leader: Everything has a spirit

David Katzeek spoke Tuesday in the final installment of Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Native American History Month Lecture Series.

Feds finalize otter use guidelines

Feds finalize otter use guidelines

The federal government has finalized new guidelines on the use of sea otters by Alaska Natives.

Tlingit code talkers receive recognition

Tlingit code talkers receive recognition

Until recently, no one knew that Tlingits from Southeast Alaska also served as code talkers.

Juneau panel aims to deconstruct racism in Alaska and beyond

Juneau panel aims to deconstruct racism in Alaska and beyond

A group of Juneau residents tackle the issue of racism through conversation and dialog.

Worl says shamanism still influential in Tlingit culture today

Worl says shamanism still influential in Tlingit culture today

Anthropologist and Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl spoke Monday as part of SHI’s Native American History Month Lecture Series.

Spelling bee, math games teach Tlingit

Spelling bee, math games teach Tlingit

It’s no secret that fewer and fewer people can fluently speak Alaska Native languages. And while there’s renewed interest, it’s hard to get beyond nouns and verbs.