Alaska Public Media’s Jeff Chen photographed the 2021 World Eskimo-Indian Olympics last week on Thursday and Friday evening in Fairbanks. Here’s a snapshot.
The totem pole is just the first piece of what will eventually be Huna Veteran’s Memorial Park.
Terri Burr hopes many of the language learners will become teachers someday — and that they’ll pass on not just the language, but Tsimshian history, too.
The result is Miu: a record imbued with the polish of decades in the music industry, the rich texture of soul, funk, rock and hip hop, and the wisdom shared across generations of Native pop artists.
Artist Michaela Goade said Tlingit and Haida “really wanted something to help liven up the space and to help tribal members feel more at home.”
Her work intertwines traditional painting methods with porcupine quills, fur and feathers to showcase different intricacies in nature, the life around her and her own life experiences.
Cloudy skies and a light drizzle didn’t dampen the spirits of residents of Kotzebue on the Fourth of July as hundreds gathered across town to celebrate.
The course will be one of several Alaska Native language courses offered at the university through its Alaska Native Studies program.
The discovery of hundreds of graves of children buried on the sites of former residential schools in Canada have brought up painful memories for many Alaskans impacted by similar forced assimilation policies.
Cultural expert Paul Ongtooguk and two boarding school survivors, Jim Aqpayuk LaBelle and Fred John Jr., shared their perspectives with Talk of Alaska on the legacy of boarding schools in Alaska.