Juneau eighth graders watched the new play Devilfish and got to talk to some of the show’s stars and creators through a program that connects students and artists.
Many Alaska Native gravesites in Juneau are overgrown and all but forgotten. Tlingit storyteller and cemetery caretaker Bob Sam hopes to change that.
The coin honors Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945. The law guaranteed equal voting rights and equal access to commercial services and accommodations.
The spelling bee took place during the Sharing Our Knowledge Conference held in Juneau last month.
With this grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the institute says it’s about 70% to its goal for this project.
The walrus-hide blanket they created will be used for blanket toss competitions in Juneau.
“Molly of Denali” is the first national children’s TV show to feature an Alaska Native lead. Some of the show’s creators came to Juneau and put on a vocal acting workshop to help local kids find their own voices.
One village leader said the cultures and traditions of Alaska Natives have prepared them to respond to the cuts.
Middle school and high school teachers in Juneau last week learned how to weave — literally weave — Northwest Coast art into math lessons.
In Igiugig, a first-of-its-kind hydrokinetic generator is getting a year-long trial. The launch marked a major step in the community’s quest for independence from diesel.