Rapper Samuel Johns of Copper Center goes by the name AK Rebel. He performs his song “Rise ft. Ayyu, Byron Nicholai, Aaliyah & Junya Gisa” 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.
- According to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, the diagnosis was confirmed Tuesday, in an unvaccinated teenager from the Kenai Peninsula.
- In a declaration Wednesday, Gov. Mike Dunleavy amended his call for the second special session to have it take place in Juneau, rather than his original choice: Wasilla.
- The university’s previous rating of A1 has been dropped three notches to BAA1. The lower rating means it will be more expensive for the university to borrow money for various projects.
- It’s 3,200 miles from Joe Balash’s office in Washington, D.C., to the Neets’aii Gwich’in community of Arctic Village. But Arctic Village is barely 200 miles from North Pole, the Alaska town where Balash grew up.