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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The federal government has a new proposal for defining handicrafts made out of sea otter pelts. But it’s not what some crafts-makers expected.
A memorial service for Tlingit elder and original Sealaska Corporation board member Clarence Jackson will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at the ANB Hall in Juneau. Jackson died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 78.