James Varsos, best known to Alaska and the world as Hobo Jim, says that doctors told him he has three to six months to live.
A program focused on bridging the gap between Indigenous knowledge and Western science is entering its second year at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Twitchell says this dark chapter in history has recently pushed into the mainstream consciousness, but he’s heard stories for years.
One of only nine remaining clan houses in Sitka is on the verge of collapse.
The acknowledgment doesn’t mention specific clans. School board members said they wanted to err toward inclusivity.
Lingít artist and Juneau local Kaasteen Jill Meserve recently had her beadwork featured in the Native comedy series “Reservation Dogs.” Even though there are only a handful of episodes out right now, the show is the talk of the Native community.
The festival will include a cultural summit, an Indigenous peoples’ forum, traditional sports competitions and a 43-mile boat crossing of the Bering Strait.
Soos was on a solo bicycle ride in Maine last Wednesday when he suffered a fatal accident.
James Comas may be Sitka’s youngest business owner, but the owner of the vintage clothing store, The Garage, is far from a novice in the world of clothes.
The zine’s creators encourage anyone with a connection to Alaska to submit. They can send in whatever they care about and think would be meaningful to the community, whether that’s art or poetry or photography.