Half of the first language speakers of Kodiak Alutiiq died between 2020 and 2022.
For some people, a rare genetic mutation makes dementia inescapable. Three sisters have decided to confront fate with a genetic test and have joined a research project on possible treatments.
As AFN got underway Monday, Don Young announced that Inupiaq business executive Tara Sweeney is one of his campaign co-chairs.
Helen Dick, a Dena’ina elder, learned to make birch bark baskets from her grandmother. Now, she’s teaching others to make them, too.
There are about 77,000 veterans in Alaska, but according to AARP, only about 29 percent of them access Veterans Affairs benefits.
Alaskans are mourning the loss of one of the last remaining participants in the crafting of the state Constitution, Katie Hurley, who died Sunday at the age of 99.
Hamilton’s advice is to be friendly, help others and to not dwell on bad things that may happen in life.
Seal oil has been a diet staple for Alaska’s Inupiat people for centuries. However, because of federal and state health regulations, you can’t buy it in stores and it can’t be served in restaurants.
Alaska’s population dropped by nearly 4,000 people — or 0.5%– last year, according to estimates released from the state.
Minista was an active member of the community, serving on the Manokotak City Council and the Village Tribal Council for several years. He volunteered for his church, and he often supported the school.