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UAS and Yukon College partnership advances Native language efforts

UAS and Yukon College partnership advances Native language efforts

“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.

Mallott kicks off gubernatorial campaign

Mallott kicks off gubernatorial campaign

Byron Mallott filed as a candidate for governor today, making him the first Democratic candidate to officially jump into the race.

Sealaska CEO announces retirement

Sealaska CEO announces retirement

Sealaska president Chris McNeil Jr. says he is leaving the regional Alaska Native corporation in a financially strong position.

Alaska Native Tribal Governments keep doors open for now

Alaska Native tribal governments are keeping their doors open, but worry about how long the federal government shutdown will go on.

Tlingit & Haida housing authority, CCS to expand senior services in rural Southeast

Tlingit & Haida housing authority, CCS to expand senior services in rural Southeast

Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority and Catholic Community Service on Monday announced the expansion of a program that helps senior citizens live independently in Southeast Alaska.

Packing up 32,000 pieces of Alaska history

Packing up 32,000 pieces of Alaska history

Alaska State Museum artifacts will be catalogued for transfer to SLAM

Tidal flooding won’t delay Soboleff Center construction

Tidal flooding won’t delay Soboleff Center construction

Sealaska Heritage CFO and project manager Lee Kadinger says the flooding was anticipated, since that part of downtown Juneau is largely built on fill.

Chevak artifacts end up at village dump

Chevak artifacts end up at village dump

Chevak resident, Earl Atchak, says he didn’t know that was the fate of what was in the sod house. He helped retrieve some of the objects from the dump including stories from elders about being Cup’iq.

SLAM vault rises

SLAM vault rises

Structure will be used to store artifacts from current Alaska State Museum

Carvers begin on new Gajaa Hit totem poles

Carvers begin on new Gajaa Hit totem poles

Wednesday was the first day of work carving totem poles to replace the 35-year-old ones at the Gajaa Hit building off Willoughby.