Thanksgiving is the forerunner of the solstice on December 21, when the sun’s rays return to warm the earth and infuse words like mahsi’choo, quyana and gunalchéesh with love, light and life.
The pole was placed on a site where the tribe hopes to one day build a cultural center.
This is the first year of the Children’s & Family Emmys, which will be presented on Dec. 11.
Neely taught English literature and was a community advocate for criminal justice reform through programs like the Flying University at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
A cultural program adapts Alaska Native village traditions to an urban setting to help youth tap into their culture to improve health outcomes and decrease rates of addiction.
This dugout canoe, or yaakw, is special. It’s the first one built in Angoon in 140 years.
For Indigenous artists from across the state and Outside, it represented a welcome return to the market circuit. AFN’s show is the largest of its kind in the state.
Anticipation was high. People stood in line for hours Thursday morning to get tickets, which sold out quickly.
The Elders and Youth Conference is underway in Anchorage this week, back to what it used to be – a time for both young and old to make a personal connection through their love of Alaska Native culture.
The series is part of a mosaic of language revitalization work from the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. The tribe recently launched a virtual Dena’ina Audio Dictionary and is continuing to offer language courses for adults and language lessons for kids.