The bill would add about 251 acres of state land, including the cemetery, to Funter Bay State Marine Park. It heads to the state Senate next.
In a win for Alaska tribes, the Biden Administration has cancelled the sale of a National Archives building in Seattle, citing a lack of tribal consultation.
Deb Haaland, a member of New Mexico’s Laguna Pueblo, has become the first Native American cabinet secretary in U.S. history.
In Unalaska, many teachers didn’t do anything special in their classrooms last month because they are working to include Black history and perspectives in their lesson plans year-round.
A dime-sized fragment of dog bone — more than ten-thousand years old — has given researchers new clues about how domesticated dogs first made their way to the Americas.
Mt. Edgecumbe High School celebrated Gil Truitt Day on Tuesday and honored the Tlingit elder and local historian with a plaque dedication and tribute.
In January 2021, Washington state’s attorney general and 40 Tribes, states and community organizations filed a motion to block the sale of the building.
Elizabeth Peratrovich was instrumental in the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945 during a time when women were rarely a part of the political world and before the national Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
“Anthropologists in the past as well as geneticists in the past, have approached their science in a way that was not inclusive and had colonial tendencies,” said Ripan Malhi, who has been working with Indigenous communities in Southeast Alaska for over a decade.
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