Gwich’in Athabascan songwriter Daniel Firmin of Fort Yukon and Fairbanks performs “Call Me What You Want” as part of the Red Carpet Celebration Sessions, a video series featuring Alaska Native artists filmed during Celebration 2018 in Juneau.
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 Lily Hope, Indian Agent, and past Celebration Sessions from 2016 in this YouTube playlist.
- Billy Adams, a hunter in his 50s, says that when he was growing up in Utqiagvik, there was almost always ice attached to the shore by now.
- The village, about 40 miles from Kotzebue, is where his wife Rose Dunleavy is from.
- Federal prosecutors say the U.S. Coast Guard spent $384,261 searching for 35-year-old Ryan Meganack after his girlfriend, who was part of the scheme, reported him missing off Port Graham.
- A car reported stolen Friday has been recovered. Twelve cars in the area were reported vandalized. JPD has a possible suspect, believes incidents are connected.