This year’s statewide Native Youth Olympics competition was canceled due to the pandemic, but the annual gathering rooted in sportsmanship and survival found a creative way to continue.
Gabby Hiestand-Salgado, a Jesuit Volunteer working at KYUK, came up with the idea of making a film of people dancing to the same Yup’ik song from wherever they were hunkering down during the pandemic. The two Blanchett brothers, Phillip and Steven, and their band, Pamyua, were quick to help. The chosen song, Tarvarnauramken, is a…
The board voted to punt the decision on the reading list and course outline until May 2021.
Byron Mallott was most recently known as Alaska’s lieutenant governor, but his greatest legacy was likely shaping generations of Alaska Natives through political and corporate leadership.
Camp directors across Alaska are redoing their summer programs to prepare to welcome campers during the pandemic.
Yuraq encompasses more than just the English translation of “dance,” which is most familiar to non-Natives.
The Mat-Su school board will now decide later in May whether to rescind its vote to remove the books, including “The Great Gatsby,” “Catch-22” and “Invisible Man.”
In Juneau, one weaver wanted to create a work of art to reflect the biggest story of our time: the coronavirus. And Chilkat weaving seemed like the perfect medium to express that.
The Grammy-winning, Alaska-grown rock band Portugal. The Man is offering to send five books recently banned from school curriculum in the Mat-Su, where several band members grew up, to students there who want to read them.
It’s the “Live Free or Pie Hard” themed Southeast Alaska State Fair that wasn’t.