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Feds finalize otter use guidelines

Feds finalize otter use guidelinesThe federal government has finalized new guidelines on the use of sea otters by Alaska Natives.

Worl says shamanism still influential in Tlingit culture today

Worl says shamanism still influential in Tlingit culture todayAnthropologist and Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl spoke Monday as part of SHI’s Native American History Month Lecture Series.

Educator makes case for Native spirituality

Educator makes case for Native spiritualityMost Northern Native people have had their traditional spirituality squeezed out of them.

Anthropologist discusses Tlingit spirituality

Anthropologist discusses Tlingit spiritualityTraditional 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.

Tidal flooding won’t delay Soboleff Center construction

Tidal flooding won’t delay Soboleff Center constructionSealaska Heritage CFO and project manager Lee Kadinger says the flooding was anticipated, since that part of downtown Juneau is largely built on fill.

Carvers begin on new Gajaa Hit totem poles

Carvers begin on new Gajaa Hit totem polesWednesday was the first day of work carving totem poles to replace the 35-year-old ones at the Gajaa Hit building off Willoughby.

Groundbreaking held for Walter Soboleff Center

Groundbreaking held for Walter Soboleff CenterBuilding will fill vacant lot and be devoted to the research and study of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures

Jones, Brown reappointed to state boards

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.

Planning Commission OKs Soboleff Center permit

Planning Commission OKs Soboleff Center permitThe Juneau Planning Commission has approved a Conditional Use Permit for the downtown Walter Soboleff Heritage Center.

AFN lobbies for protection of subsistence rights

AFN lobbies for protection of subsistence rights

Alaska Federation of Natives logo

At its annual convention last October, Alaska Federation of Natives delegates adopted a proclamation that Alaska Natives would use every … more

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