Climate specialist Rick Thoman says the likelihood of these storms becoming more common is high and will continue to rise as our climate changes.
Sophia Tetoff is the first Alaska Native student buried at the former Carlisle school in Pennsylvania to return to Alaska. Tetoff’s relative, and other advocates, hope her story inspires others to seek the return of their ancestors.
Her work intertwines traditional painting methods with porcupine quills, fur and feathers to showcase different intricacies in nature, the life around her and her own life experiences.
The course will be one of several Alaska Native language courses offered at the university through its Alaska Native Studies program.
Beginning June 19, the U.S Army will begin the process to return the remains of 10 Native students buried at the Carlisle school.
For years, a small American flag was all that marked the grave of George Fox. Now, his resting place will finally be recognized.
Alaska’s longest-running fish plant facility, the Diamond NN Cannery, is among the nominations for the Alaska Historical Commission to consider passing on to the National Register of Historic Places.
The Alutiiq Museum, which is based in Kodiak, will begin to digitize its collection with the eventual goal of expanding and digitizing collections from other museums. Museum collections curator Amanda Lancaster says they’re already using a database and have most of their objects catalogued. “We use a database called Collective Access…. So, we already have…
One criticism of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act is that it puts a huge burden of proof on Tribes.
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act — NAGPRA for short — gave Tribes a legal avenue to pursue the return of remains and some funerary objects.