The Native Village of Tazlina hopes to buy back 462 acres of land east of the village from the Catholic Church and return it to traditional and cultural use.
An Anchorage man was sentenced to five years of probation and to pay $2,500 in restitution and surrender more than $125,000 in retail product.
In the game’s 50-year history, Alaska has hosted the event six times, most recently in Fairbanks in 2014.
Galanin, who is Tlingit and Unangax̂, also works as a carver, engraver and visual artist.
In January 2021, Washington state’s attorney general and 40 Tribes, states and community organizations filed a motion to block the sale of the building.
The facility houses an immense collection of historical documents and records, including records about Alaska and the Indigenous peoples of the area.
In Perseverance Theatre’s “A Tlingit Christmas Carol,” Scrooge is a successful CEO of a Native corporation subsidiary in an unnamed town. He’s also a boarding school survivor.
Rep. Don Young said “billions in federal funding will be left on the table over the next decade” if census takers can’t get an accurate count in Alaska.
The project reframes discussions about climate change and places Indigenous voices from America’s northernmost city at the forefront.
“It was a really tough decision — but the health and safety of our delegates, participants and attendees comes first,” AFN president Julie Kitka said in a statement.