Kenai Peninsula College professor Jeffrey Meyers said he was just starting to think about how to make sense of that day and contextualize it in his American history courses. On the anniversary of the riot, he said it’s something he has thought a lot about in the year since.
While the deal Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act helped create monetary wealth for shareholders, it also came at a huge cost.
A new half-hour documentary on the Al Jazeera program “Fault Lines” delves into that painful history of boarding schools the U.S.
A government boarding school for Native children in Wrangell was one of the first of its kind in Alaska. Now, there are plans to redevelop the site of the former Bureau of Indian Affairs facility that was open for 43 years.
It took a lot of work to confirm that Private George Fox was buried in Unalaska. That was just the start of the battle in getting him a proper gravestone.
While it started as a subscription model, the library quickly became one of the few free public libraries in Alaska.
A Wrangell resident who was out on a walk on Wrangell’s Petroglyph Beach said he noticed what he thought was paint on one of the rocks with ancient carvings.
Apart from celebrating Filipino American History Month, the festival was a time for building community and connecting Filipinos in Ketchikan with health care resources they need.
Right now, this prominent public space is called “Archipelago Lot 2A.” Few people know the name.
In recent years, a movement to recognize Reconciliation Day in place of Alaska Day continues to gain steam.