Federal law prohibits sales of African elephant ivory, but a handful of states have now banned the sale of ivory more broadly. That has repercussions for Alaska Native walrus ivory carvers.
Watch Juneau songwriter Nicole Church play a new song during the Alaska Folk Festival.
The Anchorage-based singer-songwriter is the winner of NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest. He sat down with Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove to talk about his music and what comes next.
Juneau hip hop duo Radiophonic Jazz performs their new single “Aquamarine” during the 2019 Alaska Folk Festival at KTOO Public Media.
In Alaska, the conversation around land acknowledgments is relatively new. But it’s picking up momentum. And in Anchorage, that means putting the region’s Indigenous heritage front and center.
A humpback whale that beached in Turnagain Arm south of Anchorage has died. Biologists say it is an uncommon location for a humpback, and they are now studying its death.
Hoonah’s Icy Strait Point is positioning itself as one of Alaska’s top cruise ship destinations. But it’s been difficult to gauge local sentiment on the influx of visitors.
The KTOO Arts and Culture team is in Hoonah this week to be a part of its All School Ḵu.éex’ and to produce two episodes of Juneau Afternoon, which we are calling Hoonah Afternoon.
Program host Scott Burton sat down with Ḵu.éex’ organizer, Tlingit language teacher, and mom, Lgéikʼi Heather Powell.
Elders are teaching the Tlingit language to young children in places called “language nests.” They’re finding that a home-like environment is more effective than a typical classroom setting.
Last week, White Mountain hosted thirteen teams for the Bering Strait School District’s regional Native Youth Olympics