All three films are available to watch for free on Vision Maker’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival page until September 14.
The buffalo left Montana for Alaska on Monday — three hardy bulls, which weigh about a thousand pounds each.
Knopp was an oil industry contractor who served on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly before he was elected to the House in 2016. He represented Kenai and Soldotna in the chamber.
Cook, a famed British explorer, was in the Anchorage area for short period in May and June of 1778; he and his crew were the first Europeans to reach Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet. His visit is remembered in the oral tradition of the Dena’ina people.
This year’s statewide Native Youth Olympics competition was canceled due to the pandemic, but the annual gathering rooted in sportsmanship and survival found a creative way to continue.
Byron Mallott was most recently known as Alaska’s lieutenant governor, but his greatest legacy was likely shaping generations of Alaska Natives through political and corporate leadership.
A state mandate allowing churches and other houses of worship to reopen went into effect two weeks ago. Despite the relaxed regulation, few Alaska churches have opened for in-person services.
Faith institutions in Alaska are dealing with a ban on public gatherings at a time when many people are looking for guidance from religious leaders. Many churches have adapted to the new online world quickly.
The report lists 14 employees of the Archdiocese of Anchorage, 13 of whom it says engaged in sexual misconduct with minors or vulnerable adults, and one who was caught viewing child pornography.
There are only five burial plots remaining in Wrangell’s two city-owned cemeteries. Once they’re gone, the alternatives are not looking promising.