“Mrs. Spring Fragrance” by Edith Maude Eaton
Mrs. Spring Fra¬grance, the 1912 story collection from which the title story is included here, offers more than mere chinoiserie: her questions about love, tradi¬tion, and the meaning of “assimilation” in a new nation are still resonant almost a century later.
- Alaska Native people gather before Alaska Day in Sitka to share knowledge and to heal.
- When you toss a candy wrapper in the trash in five Southeast Alaska communities, you’re sending it on a thousand-mile journey to a Lower 48 landfill.
- The Canadian DJ collective is playing Centennial Hall with Woosh.ji.een Dance Group. They combine traditional Pow Wow songs with elements of hip-hop to promote inclusivity and representation of First Nations peoples.
- It’s not clear whether independent Gov. Bill Walker will run in the primary. A campaign spokesperson said Walker could not comment because it is a pending legal matter to which the state is a party.