Traditional Tlingit culture is filled with spiritual presence and powers that exist within and beyond direct experience. That’s according to University of Alaska Anchorage Anthropology Professor Steve Langdon.
Scholars and culture-bearers gather in Juneau this week for a clan conference focusing on Tlingit knowledge and traditions. It runs Wednesday night through Sunday morning at the capital city’s Centennial Hall.
Princess Sophia passengers, including first to summit Denali, remembered in Evergreen Cemetary
Juneau’s Toni Mallott is the AFN Citizen of the Year.
Mallott was selected for the award because of her work in education as a public … more
Thousands of Alaska Natives will miss out on benefits they qualify for under the Affordable Care Act if the definition of Alaska Native under the law isn’t changed.
“All of the Yukon First Nation languages will benefit from the stronger partnership here,” says Tosh Southwick, director of First Nation initiatives at Yukon College.
Tours scheduled of sporting and cultural venues
Byron Mallott filed as a candidate for governor today, making him the first Democratic candidate to officially jump into the race.
Sealaska president Chris McNeil Jr. says he is leaving the regional Alaska Native corporation in a financially strong position.
Alaska Native tribal governments are keeping their doors open, but worry about how long the federal government shutdown will go on.