Tlingit and Unangax̂ artist Nicholas Galanin from the band Indian Agent plays the song “Refined” as part of the Red Carpet Celebration Sessions, a video series featuring Alaska Native artists filmed during Celebration 2018 in Juneau. The song is from the band’s debut album, Meditations in the Key of Red.
The Red Carpet Celebration Sessions are a collaboration between Kindred Post, Trickster Company and KTOO Public Media. You can watch other Red Carpet Concerts with Silver Jackson, Chantil Dukart and Stephen Qacung Blanchett in this YouTube playlist.
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- The initiative group needs to get more than 28,000 signatures in three months to get the "Fair Share Act" on the ballot next year.
- While an Alaska Department of Corrections works through a plan to move inmates out of state, the increase in the state's prison population is already having impacts at Juneau’s correctional facility.
- Coeur Alaska projects it’ll be out of room for waste rock in 2022. And its tailings facility will be at capacity by 2024.
- Other notable elements of the Alaska Federation of Natives convention included talk about missing and murdered indigenous women, rural public safety issues, and the keynote speech by Iditarod winner Pete Kaiser