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The Museum of the Aleutians remains temporarily closed. (Photo by Greta Mart/KUCB)

Unalaska museum closes during search for new staff

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The museum’s board of directors has decided to keep the museum closed while the board conducts a search for new staff.

Hand-written letters like this one are read and shown on a screen. (Image courtesy of Letters Aloud)

Travel in time with the handwritten letter

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Letters from Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Andy Warhol will be read and accompanied by a slideshow, giving listeners unique insight into the lives of heroes and celebrities of the past.


How to revive an endangered language in the age of social media

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In Alaska, the number of fluent Haida speakers has dwindled down into the single digits. It’s been called an endangered language. But in Juneau, one group is trying to change that.

The Chilkat robe is a Raven design and measures just over five feet wide. (Photo by

Chilkat robe returning to Southeast

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After the seller learned the robe was a sacred item, he allowed SHI to purchase it at the reserve price of $14,500.

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