Orange Shirt Day honors the children who died at residential boarding schools and those who survived.
The penalties were for using a miniature Canadian railway to satisfy a provision in a federal law called the Jones Act.
The money comes from the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Tribal Climate Resilience Program. BIA announced awards of more than $1 million to YK Delta tribes.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced a bill to permanently waive a requirement for Alaska-bound cruise ships to stop in Canada.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission is an eight-member board that advises on Arctic policy and research priorities.
U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich ruled Wednesday that the Interior department was justified in concluding the tribe does not have governmental authority over a particular land parcel near Eklutna village.
Presentations generally showed the vaccine was still effective in protecting immunized people against severe illness, hospitalization and death in the U.S.
Many buyers of HUD homes don’t learn that their houses are in an official flood zone until after they’ve made an offer. That is too late in the process for many families.
Bronson said that the municipality, which has more than 100 employees, would not follow the president’s mandate.
A coalition of conservationists warn they’re preparing to sue for federal protections of Southeast Alaska’s wolves if the Biden administration doesn’t take concrete action soon.