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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.

Preventing language loss: A three-step process

Preventing language loss: A three-step process

Lance Twitchell says it’s time for a dramatic shift in the way Alaskans look at endangered languages

Appeals court reinstates overfishing charges against Kookesh, two others

Appeals court reinstates overfishing charges against Kookesh, two others

The Alaska Court of Appeals has reinstated overfishing charges against former State Senator Albert Kookesh and two other men.

Ancient shoreline search boosts evidence of early human habitation

Ancient shoreline search boosts evidence of early human habitation

Scientists are finding more evidence that Southeast Alaska’s first residents arrived more than 10,000 years ago. It’s coming through a new method of locating early settlements.

Domestic violence prevention comes in many forms

Domestic violence prevention comes in many forms

“Prevention to us is shooting a moose and bringing it home and giving it to the whole community,” says Ishmael Andrew.

Ernestine Hayes releases a new book about Juneau

Ernestine Hayes releases a new book about Juneau

This Friday at Hearthside Books, Juneau writer and UAS assistant professor of English, Ernestine Hayes, will release her book “Juneau” from Arcadia Publishing.

Sealaska Heritage Institute plans art auction fundraiser for Soboleff Center

Sealaska Heritage Institute plans art auction fundraiser for Soboleff Center

Sealaska Heritage still needs to raise less than $2.5 million of the $20 million project cost. The facility will be complete in January 2015.

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.