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Alaska Airlines "Meet our Eskimo"

Alaska Natives discuss what ‘Eskimo’ means to them

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Alaska Airlines use of the phrase “Meet our Eskimo” in its rebranding campaign has sparked a controversy and new conversation about what “Eskimo” means to Alaska Natives.

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Throw, fire, etch, repeat: Mercedes Muñoz ceramics show features 140 pieces

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Her pottery features a technique called Mishima that allows her to etch fine dark lines onto the surface of her porcelain pieces, marrying her background in drawing and illustration with organic three-dimensional forms.

Bill proposes license plate contest for artists

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Update | 9:45 a.m. An Alaska lawmaker is working to capture the excitement of “American Idol” and spotlight Alaskan artists with a bill establishing a contest for specialty license plate design. Democratic Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, of Sitka, saw his bill…

Jacob Higgins with "Fly"

New art show plays abundance, attraction and aversion against each other

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Whether people like his work or not, Jacob Higgins is proud of it. “You cannot create something new without having it sort of rub people the wrong way,” he said.

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