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Tlingit clan conference focuses on language

Tlingit clan conference focuses on languageScholars 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.

‘May Light Perpetual Shine Upon Them’

‘May Light Perpetual Shine Upon Them’Princess Sophia passengers, including first to summit Denali, remembered in Evergreen Cemetary

Toni Mallott wins prestigious AFN award

Toni Mallott wins prestigious AFN award

Retired Juneau Toni Mallott has been named the Alaska Federation of Natives 2013 Citizen of the Year. The annual AFN convention is being broadcast live

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Definition of ‘Alaska Native’ needs fixing in health care law

Definition of ‘Alaska Native’ needs fixing in health care lawThousands 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.

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 campaignByron 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 retirementSealaska 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 SoutheastTlingit 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 historyAlaska State Museum artifacts will be catalogued for transfer to SLAM