Sealaska director and former CEO Byron Mallott says the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act is a work in progress.
Sealaska Heritage Foundation President Rosita Worl is the Alaska Federation of Native’s Citizen of the Year.
SEARHC President Emeritus Ethel Lund, of Juneau, has received an award for her work in protecting and promoting respect for Alaska Native women and children.
Eleven-year-old Juneau songstress Anna Graceman failed to advance to the final four on NBC’s America’s Got Talent this week. Viewers across the country voted for jazz singer Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. over Graceman on Wednesday. In earlier episodes she’d wowed audiences with her piano playing and outsized singing voice. After the results were announced, Graceman…
Losing the ability to speak clearly is one of the most devastating aspects of having Parkinson’s disease, stroke, or other neurological damage. For years, experts have tried to develop programs to help people with those conditions regain some of their ability to communicate. One such program is coming to Juneau this weekend. SongShine uses a…
Commentator Dee Longenbaugh reviews “Alaska Homegrown Cookbook: The Best Recipes from the Last Frontier,” introduced by Kirsten Dixon and edited by Alaska Northwest Books.
Commentator Dee Longenbaugh reviews “Sarah: How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaska’s Political Establishment Upside Down” by Kaylene Johnson and published by Epicenter Press.
Commentator Dee Longenbaugh reviews “A Divided Forest” by Doris Chapin Bailey and published by Trafford Publishing.
What if you could trace your family to a single man who lived over ten millenia ago? It’s a mind-boggling concept that Southeast Alaskan Natives may one day have a chance to contemplate. Scientists recently took advantage of one of the largest gatherings of Southeast Natives to collect DNA samples from volunteers. They want to…
Commentator Dee Longenbaugh reviews “Arctic Inspirations” by Linda Chamberlain and published by State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.