As a child, Alice Fitka was punished for speaking her Yup’ik language in school. Since then, she’s spent decades teaching it in the Western Alaska village of Tuntutuliak.
The statewide Yup’ik Spelling Bee for Beginners saw the toughest spell-off in the eight-year history of the event.
With her podcast “Coffee & Quaq,” Glenn wants to spotlight the ideas and conversations of young Alaska Native people and broaden the range of stories that are told about Indigenous experiences.
On the Yukon-Kuskowkwim Delta, everything that goes along with Yup’ik dance, from intricate beading, headdresses to mukluks, dance fans to masks, has a story.
Dance groups from across the region, the state, and the lower 48 are gathering in Bethel this weekend to share dance, culture, tradition, and community.
Alaska’s congressional delegation has introduced legislation to pre-empt states from banning walrus ivory, whale bone and other marine mammal products.
For several years, students in a JDHS science class have been learning about halibut hook carving. A Tlingit carver says it’s mostly about common sense: paying close attention and working with what you’ve got.
The state’s food safety codes currently don’t allow seal oil in public facilities like nursing homes. But a movement is underway to serve the beloved food to Elders.
Because the Alaska state government’s relationship with tribes cuts across many different state departments, House lawmakers decided to have one committee that would attend to the full range of tribal affairs.
When Pete Kaiser slid under the Burled Arch in Nome on Wednesday, he became the first person from Bethel and the first musher of Yup’ik heritage to win the Iditarod, making hometown fans proud.