The federal government has a new proposal for defining handicrafts made out of sea otter pelts. But it’s not what some crafts-makers expected.
A major Southeast Alaska environmental organization has endorsed the latest Sealaska land-selection legislation. But a group of communities on or near Prince of Wales Island continues to strongly oppose the measure.
Legislation proposing sea-otter bounties will get its first hearing next week. It’s already drawing opposition from environmental groups and the federal marine mammal protection agency.
Tower crane will be used to support construction of SLAM
Across-the-board federal budget cuts are coming, half from the Department of Defense budget; the other half to other federal agency budgets. But how will the cuts will affect Alaska Natives?
An influential Southeast Alaska tribal leader says he supports banning assault weapons. Tlingit-Haida Central Council President Ed Thomas says the proposed ban should not be considered a gun-rights issue.
It was exactly a hundred years ago when Alaska first began to exercise a form of self-government.
The residents of Nuiqsut say petroleum development already is forcing villagers to travel longer distances to hunt caribou.
Nick Golodoff, author of the book Attu Boy, passed away earlier this month at the age of 77. His memoir about the World War II internment of the Aleut village by the Japanese brought attention to one of the most obscure corners of American history.
The Yup’ik village of Newtok, situated between the Newtok and Ninglick rivers in southwest Alaska, is facing destruction.