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Final Friday marks last public day for Alaska State Museum

Final Friday marks last public day for Alaska State Museum

After 47 years of operation, downtown Juneau facility closing to make way for SLAM

Walter Soboleff: “He fed the spirit of people from many walks of life”

Walter Soboleff:  “He fed the spirit of people from many walks of life”

The House State Affairs Committee heard heartfelt testimony Thursday on legislation to establish Walter Soboleff Day in Alaska.

Supporters cheer Alaska Native languages bill

Supporters cheer Alaska Native languages bill

Dozens of people testified in favor of HB 216, which unanimously cleared the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee.

Mallott gives keynote speech at Elizabeth Peratrovich Day event

Mallott gives keynote speech at Elizabeth Peratrovich Day event

Democratic candidate for governor, Byron Mallott, headlined a ceremony honoring the Alaska Native civil rights hero on Sunday.

Public Affairs Hour

Public Affairs Hour

Thursday at 7 p.m., the Tlingit & Haida Central Council presents a Native Issues Forum featuring Rep. Harriet Drummond talking about helping women and children, … more

Taku River Tlingit sue to stop Tulsequah Mine

Taku River Tlingit sue to stop Tulsequah Mine

The Taku River Tlingit First Nation has filed suit in the Supreme Court of British Columbia to stop the Tulsequah Chief Mine.

For years, the … more

Research shows Alaska Native, Australian indigenous groups’ isolation from flu

Research shows Alaska Native, Australian indigenous groups’ isolation from flu

H7N9 has infected 150 people and killed 45 since it emerged in Chinese domesticated poultry last year.

Begich: Pebble will harm salmon

Begich: Pebble will harm salmon

Begich is first of Alaska’s congressional delegation to take a firm stand against the mine

Alaska lawmakers file bill to create Dr. Walter Soboleff Day

Alaska lawmakers file bill to create Dr. Walter Soboleff Day

November 14th of every year would be Dr. Walter Soboleff Day. Another proposed bill would make 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages.

Grant advances Kasaan longhouse repairs

Grant advances Kasaan longhouse repairs

A nearly-half-million-dollar grant will speed restoration of Alaska’s oldest Haida longhouse. The structure was first built 130 years ago at Kasaan.