Sealaska Heritage Institute recently announced the opera’s development which will be based on the true story of the Tlingit-Russian War in 1802 and 1804.
While in past years, Ramadan services centered around the breaking of the fast with a meal, this year evening prayers are the main event, due to concerns about COVID-19.
Singers park around the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Juneau every Sunday for a remote choir.
It’s the darkest part of winter in a very dark year marked with loss, anxiety, economic worries, political upheaval and isolation. We’ve been asking Alaskans where they find inspiration, hope and comfort on their bleakest days. Many of them said they turned to art — music, literature, film and spiritual texts — to help get through it.
Sitka’s St. Peter’s Episcopal Church rang its churchbell once for every thousand U.S. deaths to the coronavirus. It took 15 minutes.
Despite its desultory appearance, the tree has sparked joy.
David Mahaffey was installed as the 16th Bishop of the Orthodox Dioceses in Alaska in 2014. He passed away on Nov. 27.
Pastor Jami Campbel says she hopes residents will use the radio transmitter to share their music and stories with one another.
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.