The National Park Service and Hoonah Indian Association are inching closer to a new tribal house on federal land in Glacier Bay National Park. The 3,500 square foot structure will be built on the waterfront at Bartlett Cove. Park Superintendent Susan Boudreau says it will be the first tribal house in the Huna Tlingit’s ancestral…
Sealaska Heritage Institute has received a total of $4.5 million for educational programs and the Walter Soboleff Center to be built in downtown Juneau.
There is still time to register to vote in the November general election.
The memorial gift from the Emma G. Widmark Estate was given in the name of her father, Dr. Alfred E. Widmark. It will be used to permanently endow the University of Alaska Southeast Alaska Native and Rural Student Center support fund.
Officials from 10 federal agencies will meet Thursday (August 9th) with tribal leaders from northern Southeast Alaska. It’s one in a series of regional tribal collaboration gatherings.
The ceremony was held by the Douglas Indian Association to honor human remains unearthed at the school during a renovation project this summer. Members of the Juneau Assembly and School Board attended as guests of DIA.
A Juneau photographer has donated a large collection of his father’s work to a Southeast Alaska cultural group. The archive documents the career of Amos Wallace, a nationally known Tlingit carver. It will be used to teach a new generation of artists about traditional – and more recent – techniques.
A virtual gallery of art from Celebration 2012 that’s now on display at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.
Eklutna Cemetery shows the confluence of Alaska Native and Russian Orthodoxy burial practices.
Celebration 2012 ended Saturday night with the Grand Exit, where more than 50 groups from Anchorage to the Pacific Northwest make their final processions. At the lead, and at the start of the Southeast Native cultural festival’s Grand Entrance, was one dance group from Angoon. Gilbert Fred and Alan Zuboff lead the Xudzidaa Kwáan Dancers.