The federal government has finalized new guidelines on the use of sea otters by Alaska Natives.
Anthropologist and Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl spoke Monday as part of SHI’s Native American History Month Lecture Series.
Most Northern Native people have had their traditional spirituality squeezed out of them.
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.
Sealaska Heritage CFO and project manager Lee Kadinger says the flooding was anticipated, since that part of downtown Juneau is largely built on fill.
Wednesday was the first day of work carving totem poles to replace the 35-year-old ones at the Gajaa Hit building off Willoughby.
Building will fill vacant lot and be devoted to the research and study of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures
Governor Sean Parnell has reappointed two Juneau residents to state boards. Zachary Jones will continue serving on the State Historical Records Advisory Board; and Ben Brown has been reappointed to the Alaska State Council on the Arts.
The Juneau Planning Commission has approved a Conditional Use Permit for the downtown Walter Soboleff Heritage Center.
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At its annual convention last October, Alaska Federation of Natives delegates adopted a proclamation that Alaska Natives would use every … more