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.
Camp Adgayux̂, also known as Camp A, resumed in 2021 at Unalaska’s Community Center after it was canceled last year due to coronavirus concerns.
The name Chickaloonies comes from what Macheras’ mom called all the “crazy kids from Chickaloon.”
Whenever Muñoz releases a small batch of her work online, it sells out. Quickly.
“We want Indigenous people to look at Anchorage as their place because it always has been,” said Melissa Shaginoff, an Ahtna artist from the Chickaloon Tribe who designed the iron artwork that adorns the signs.
The last event of the fair weekend was a pie fight in Raven’s Arena. The fair’s theme this year was “Live Free, Pie Hard.”
Debbie Coolidge started fishing when she was 8 years old. Today, in her mid-50s, she’s still at it and continuing the traditions she learned from her grandmother.