Most Sealaska shareholders will get a $713 check or direct deposit in about two weeks.
A Southeast Native corporation CEO was one of a dozen Native leaders who met with President Obama as part of last week’s White House Tribal Nations Conference.
It’s no secret that fewer and fewer people can fluently speak Alaska Native languages. And while there’s renewed interest, it’s hard to get beyond nouns and verbs.
Most Northern Native people have had their traditional spirituality squeezed out of them.
A tribal house in the former home of Southeast Alaska’s Huna Tlingits will go out to bid this winter.
A major commercial fishing organization is pushing for more funding to put seafood on school lunch tables. The United Fishermen of Alaska’s Board of Directors set that as a priority during its recent meeting in Sitka.
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.
A charcoal tree found embedded in pumice could help scientists learn more about Alaska volcanoes.