It’s well known that traumatic experiences can have lifelong impacts on health and well-being. But it’s possible that those effects can last longer than a single lifetime. A new study asks whether the effects of trauma have been passed down genetically in Tlingit families in Hoonah.
The Kodiak Alutiiq/Sugpiaq Repatriation Commission has been working for years to recover artifacts and human remains of the community’s ancestors.
Formerly known as the Willoughby District, the area will now be known as the Aak’w Village District, paying homage to its original residents.
Sovereign Bill voices Molly Mabray in “Molly of Denali,” the first Alaska Native lead character in a nationally-broadcast children’s program.
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.