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A detail from the historic pole donated to the Totem Heritage Center by its carver, Tsimshian artist David Boxley. (Photo by Leila Kheiry/KRBD)

A historic Tsimshian symbol of cultural revitalization is restored, donated to Ketchikan museum

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Restoration of the pole means the history and significance of an event that began the Tsimshian renaissance will be preserved for generations to come.

Gov: New name for census area named for confederate officer

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The president of the Association of Village Council Presidents says the push began months before the deadly June shootings in South Carolina that brought renewed attention to remnants of confederate history.

SHI is looking for the tribe the tunic belong to. (Photo by Elizabeth Jenkins/KTOO)

East Coast theology school selling off Alaska Native art, feds to investigate

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The country’s oldest theological school is selling off its Native art collection, and Sealaska Heritage Institute is asking the feds to investigate. Tlingit and Haida pieces are among the works.

Volunteers with the Juneau Festival Association are preparing launching tubes for this Friday's fireworks display. (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO)

Fireworks techs prep for ‘playing in the sky’

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Nearly 700 shells will be launched from the middle of Gastineau Channel starting Friday night just before midnight.

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