The National Archives in Seattle is slated to close. It warehouses federal documents obtained from states across the Northwest. And it’s especially important for Alaska.
The 2020 Native American $1 coin is currently only available online, but Alaskans are advocating for a wider release.
A fossil of a marine reptile in Southeast Alaska has officially been declared a new species and Tlingit elders have named it after a well-known creature in their traditional stories.
Cassie Miller started making koala-shaped jewelry to help the animal that’s become a symbol of the devastation.
“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.”