The terms of the settlement are confidential, but some effects of it may become public.
In the game’s 50-year history, Alaska has hosted the event six times, most recently in Fairbanks in 2014.
Some events had to be scrapped entirely, like the World Championship Sled Dog Race, the Miner’s and Trapper’s Ball, and the Jim Beam Jam, a country music concert that traditionally kicks off the weekend.
Galanin, who is Tlingit and Unangax̂, also works as a carver, engraver and visual artist.
Mt. Edgecumbe High School celebrated Gil Truitt Day on Tuesday and honored the Tlingit elder and local historian with a plaque dedication and tribute.
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.
No one was hurt, but the fire completely razed the space. Investigators are still working out what caused it.
KCAW’s Erin McKinstry interviewed Goade about her award-winning work illustrating “We are Water Protectors” and what inspires her as a Tlingit artist.
Dena’ina is a highly endangered language. For years, linguists and local Alaska Native people have been working on language and culture revitalization projects at Kenai Peninsula College and through the Kenaitze Tribe.
Elizabeth Peratrovich was instrumental in the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945 during a time when women were rarely a part of the political world and before the national Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.