The National Archives in Seattle is slated to close. It warehouses federal documents obtained from states across the Northwest. And it’s especially important for Alaska.
The 2020 Native American $1 coin is currently only available online, but Alaskans are advocating for a wider release.
“It’s like robbing a church,” says Juneau resident Donna Hurley. “These guys are veterans. They fought for us. I mean, we lived the life we live because of them.”
A soon-to-be-published scientific paper says climate change has taken its toll on the now-shrinking Taku Glacier from the Juneau Icefield.
As a cultural interpreter, John Lawrence tries to answer any questions people might have. Some questions are about paint. Other questions are harder.
The M/V Chugach spent its life up in Alaska from territorial days onward. Now, the U.S. Forest Service plans to loan the boat to Wrangell’s city museum.
The Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association secured a necessary grant on their quest to lease the remote island property just south of Haines.
Earlier this year, both the Alaska House of Representatives and Alaska Historical Commission endorsed changing the name to Skanax Bay, pronounced “skeh-NOCH.”
Sewing atasuaq, or traditional baby parkas, was almost a lost skill. That is, until a 101-year-old Yup’ik Elder helped revive it.
In a lecture at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Walter Echo-Hawk laid out the factors leading to the Supreme Court’s 1955 Tee-Hit-Ton Tlingit land rights decision.