Farnsworth is a 32-year-old Juneau man whose family reported him missing on Sept. 29. Family believe he is dead and are offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who helps find his body.
Bishop Mark Lattime said the action was prompted by the discovery of unmarked graves where Indigenous children were buried at Canadian boarding schools.
Wood characterizes the labyrinth as a friend of sorts, helping him navigate through pain.
Throughout his twelve years as Alaska’s U.S. Senator, Mike Gravel relished stirring controversy, but he died quietly at his home in Seaside, California, on Saturday at the age of 91, surrounded by family.
Cultural expert Paul Ongtooguk and two boarding school survivors, Jim Aqpayuk LaBelle and Fred John Jr., shared their perspectives with Talk of Alaska on the legacy of boarding schools in Alaska.
If all goes well, an exhibit could be opened by 2023.
As more people joined the project, each seemed to have their own story of redemption tied to the boxy building across from Merrill Field.
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.