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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With fall storm season looming, a struggle to keep one village school’s fuel tanks from falling into the Kuskokwim RiverThe Lower Kuskokwim School District is developing a plan to avert environmental disaster
- A Recall Dunleavy organizer says the campaign isn’t slowing down after the veto reversals.
- "Molly of Denali" is the first national children's TV show to feature an Alaska Native lead. Some of the show’s creators came to Juneau and put on a vocal acting workshop to help local kids find their own voices.
- Linguist Michael Krauss documented conversations with the last surviving speakers of Eyak, advocated for preserving endangered languages and created a map of Alaska Native languages.