A member of a group that represents Asian and Pacific Islander people in Alaska says changing the name would recognize the role Filipino Americans have played in the state for 100 years.
Mary Kininnook’s family has been looking for her for decades.
The exhibit will showcase stories of the known carvers and provide the public an opportunity to learn more about Lingít people of the early 1900s.
Ian Hartman says he wants people who read his book to see the value in the state’s diversity. He’s expanding on his 2020 book with a new edition, “Black Lives in Alaska: A History of African Americans in the Far Northwest,” set to come out this fall.
In the mid 1800s, before the Pacific cod commercial fishery was thought to begin, Atlantic cod was sent thousands of miles to San Francisco.
This year’s contributions include stories from mail carriers in Appalachia and healthcare workers in the Hudson River Valley. Wisniewski’s recordings will be the first from Alaska.
Eight decades after the fact, the federal government plans to spend $2.2 million to clean up a contaminated former army site on Kruzof Island near Sitka.
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.