Arts & Culture

Thomas calls for more cooperation between tribes and ANCs

Rural Alaska’s economic and social problems require greater cooperation between Native Corporations and federally recognized tribes, says Tlingit and Haida Central Council President Ed Thomas. “We have very weak rural economies, we have high cost of energy that leads to high cost of living, higher cost of survival in our communities,” he says. Thomas says…

Graceman exits “Talent” stage

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…

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