A state education specialist says engaging with trauma in schools is about shifting the mindset from “what’s wrong with you?” to “what’s happened to you?”
Kids across the country soon will be able to watch a young Athabascan girl’s adventures in “Molly of Denali,” the first national kids show to feature a main character who is Alaska Native.
The 11-person ensemble shared original and traditional music inspired by band founder and Tlingit glass artist Preston Singletary’s Southeast Alaska roots.
Led by Tlingit artist Preston Singletary, Khu.éex’ brings its indigenous sound to Juneau and Anchorage on a tour of Alaska.
A rattle attributed to woodcarver Kadjisdu.axch, who lived 200 years ago in a village near modern-day Wrangell, recently sold at auction for $504,500. The Tlingit artist influences carvers in Southeast Alaska to this day.
The Juneau School Board voted unanimously to accept the gift of a Tlingit name for Juneau-Douglas High School. Yadaa.at Kalé is a name given to Mt. Juneau, meaning “beautifully adorned face.”
One ecologist wonders, for the yellow cedar forests and the people who care about them, what comes after climate change and environmental loss in Southeast Alaska?
The sea otter population in Southeast is growing steadily. Alaska Natives are allowed to work the pelts in traditional ways, but production is constrained by regulations.
Indigenous peoples in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska have carved wood paddles and other works of art using tools and methods developed over thousands of years. But that’s not to say this art form is incompatible with new technology.
“There’s enough that divides us,” said Tlingit & Haida council President Richard Peterson. “I always think about people who already feel marginalized and then you have something that maybe differentiates them more. Instead of putting that down, let’s celebrate what makes us different and unique.”