“We see ourselves or we see the little tiny tot at powwows or protests or ceremony as Baby Yoda, you know, learning the way,” said Simon Moya-Smith.
The signs are one more nod to indigenous people and culture in Juneau in a string of similar public gestures, big and small.
The ACLU sent a letter to the governor on Thursday saying Dunleavy should rehire former worker Keren Lowell, or she’ll sue him.
As a cultural interpreter, John Lawrence tries to answer any questions people might have. Some questions are about paint. Other questions are harder.
The new books will be released during the Dec. 6 Gallery Walk in Juneau. Sealaska Heritage Institute will also host a Baby Raven Reads event open to the public that night.
Earlier this year, both the Alaska House of Representatives and Alaska Historical Commission endorsed changing the name to Skanax Bay, pronounced “skeh-NOCH.”
A traveling interactive exhibit is designed to compel young people to care about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Huna Totem Corp. brought a Las Vegas rock and roll show to Juneau last month, and Alaska left quite an impression on one of the performers.
Sewing atasuaq, or traditional baby parkas, was almost a lost skill. That is, until a 101-year-old Yup’ik Elder helped revive it.
The show’s producers want kids to have fun — but not co-opt Molly’s Athabascan culture.