The Chilkat weaver is one of 15 people to win a $100,000 SHIFT award, which will support her project, “Protecting the Material Sovereignty of Our Indigenous Homelands.”
Right now, this prominent public space is called “Archipelago Lot 2A.” Few people know the name.
In recent years, a movement to recognize Reconciliation Day in place of Alaska Day continues to gain steam.
The mural project by Haines high school students includes art pieces inspired by pop art, planets in orbit and a large formline killer whale.
Grete Bergman was among the first Gwich’in women to get traditional facial markings since colonizers barred the practice. She and markings artist Sarah Whalen-Lunn did it for their daughters.
Alice Bioff’s designs merge traditional and cultural Alaska Native values with modern materials.
The last day to view the “Echoes of War” exhibit is Saturday, Oct. 16.
Filmmaker Alexis Sallee said she hopes viewers can learn and find comfort in the exhibit, knowing that there is a place for LGBTQ+ people in Alaska Native culture.
The games are based on hunting and survival skills that allowed the Inupiaq people to live in Arctic conditions.
Tom Kizzia said the new book builds off of research he did for his bestselling 2013 true crime book, “Pilgrim’s Wilderness.” That followed the story of Papa Pilgrim, who settled in McCarthy with his wife and 15 kids in the late 1990s.