Police charged and arrested a 24-year-old Juneau woman for one of the incidents and declared her a “person of interest” in the other four, which are under investigation.
A group of Alaska Native teenagers premiered a bilingual hip-hop video on Monday showcasing their pride in their Tlingit culture and Southeast Alaska.
The Organized Village of Kake seeks to bring back a mummified infant and other items taken in 1961 from a cave on Entrance Island near Hobart Bay, about 70 miles south of Juneau.
According to the police complaint filed in court, the charges stem from alleged groping incidents last fall with a 14-year-old girl.
A corrections official says he can’t comment on the lawsuit, but that the jail is a non-pork facility and that there are dietary options, including vegan meals, available.
Sealaska is helping its shareholders with burial and cremation costs. The Southeast regional Native corporation’s board voted Monday to offer bereavement benefits of up to $1,000.
When Tammy Hunt’s boxer Bob died, she hired a local pet cremation service to take care of the remains. Weeks later, she hadn’t heard from the business, which led to a startling discovery.
Every year, hundreds of students from around the state gather in Anchorage for the Native Youth Olympics. For the first time since 1983, Juneau is putting together a team.
The group traveled through at least 12 time zones to reach the Russian community of Kadom, which was the home and birthplace of Saint Herman of Alaska.
August 7, is Founder’s Day in Metlakatla. In 1887, Duncan arrived at Annette Island with about 800 Tsimshians from British Columbia and founded what is now Metlakatla Indian Community, about 15 miles south of Ketchikan.