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.
Orange Shirt Day honors the children who died at residential boarding schools and those who survived.
James Varsos, best known to Alaska and the world as Hobo Jim, says that doctors told him he has three to six months to live.
A program focused on bridging the gap between Indigenous knowledge and Western science is entering its second year at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Twitchell says this dark chapter in history has recently pushed into the mainstream consciousness, but he’s heard stories for years.