“You can’t put a price on photos taken from somebody from within the culture and in this case, somebody from within the community as well,” said Chuck Smythe of Sealaska Heritage.
Newspapers from 1918 describe devastated hotel industry, tell readers to ‘keep your hands clean and keep them out of your mouth.’
The ‘Into the Wild’ bus where Christopher McCandless died will likely find a home at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Museum of the North.
For more than 30 years, a bronze statue of Russian colonial administrator Alexander Baranov has stood in front of one of Sitka’s most prominent government buildings. But not for much longer.
The Jesse Lee Home, which has been abandoned since being damaged in the 1964 earthquake, has long been a source of contention in Seward.
On one side are those who say that the warrior logo is a proud tradition for alumni, while on the other are those who say any Native American logo is problematic.
The federal government commissioned aerial surveys in the 1950s to find uranium deposits throughout Alaska to fuel the nation’s atomic reactors and build nuclear weapons.
Truitt was a member of Mount Edgecumbe High School’s first graduating class and worked at the Sitka boarding school for more than thirty years before retiring in the early 90s.
At a time when monuments of colonizers and enslavers are being debated and removed across the country, a mural is going up this July 4th in the birth place and on the birthday of a Native civil rights leader. The new mural in the Southeast Alaska community of Petersburg celebrates Elizabeth Peratrovich, her legacy as…
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.