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New Eagle and Raven totem poles to rise this month

New Eagle and Raven totem poles to rise this monthHaida carving brothers Joe and T.J. Young began carving the totem poles with axes and chainsaws last year. Friday, they were working with small hand tools.

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into law

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into lawAbout 100 of the late Tlingit elder’s family and friends gathered at Juneau’s Marine Park for the bill signing ceremony on Wednesday

Inaugural Beringia Arctic Games brings indigenous people together in Russia

Inaugural Beringia Arctic Games brings indigenous people together in RussiaNative people from Arctic nations joined Russia’s Chukchi and Inuit peoples for the first ever Beringia Arctic Games.

Alaska Native artist weaves heritage into modern fashion

Alaska Native artist weaves heritage into modern fashionIt has long been forbidden for men to weave in the Chilkat tradition, but Tlingit artist Ricky Tagaban is an exception.

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from CongressA bill allowing traditional gull-egg harvests in Glacier Bay is on its way to the president’s desk.

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, training

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, trainingThree Alaska museums have received more than $142,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Juneau police still looking for witnesses to racial outburst at Celebration

Juneau police still looking for witnesses to racial outburst at CelebrationLt. Kris Sell hopes witnesses who haven’t yet talked to the police will come forward.

Alaska Native leader Don Wright passes away

Alaska Native leader Don Wright has died. He was 84 when he passed away at home on July 5.

Preliminary figures show dismal walrus harvest from poor weather

Preliminary figures show dismal walrus harvest from poor weatherFor the second year in a row, the number of walrus harvested for subsistence on St. Lawrence Island is far below normal.

Juneau police arrest suspect in Gold Street racial incident; may also be suspect in Celebration case

Juneau police arrest suspect in Gold Street racial incident; may also be suspect in Celebration caseJuneau police believe they have a suspect in connection with a racial incident that marred the parade at the end of last month’s Celebration.