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For Tlingit-Unangax artist Nicholas Galanin, first retrospective a lifetime in the making

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Nicholas Galanin strives to create fearlessly. The Tlingit-Unangax artist works in multiple mediums and from his home in Sitka, has made a name for himself in the indigenous art world. At 39, Galanin currently has a solo retrospective at the…
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Facebook adds Inupiaq as language option

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An Anchorage woman hoping to practice her ancestral language in a daily, modern setting has started to do just that with a new Inupiaq language option that recently went live on Facebook for those who employ the social media giant's…
Tracy K. Smith, pictured here in 2017, is the U.S. poet laureate.

US poet laureate visits Alaska to celebrate poems in rural communities

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U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith is visiting Juneau as part of a national tour to rural communities in Alaska, South Dakota, Maine and Louisiana.
These Alaska Native house posts were carved in cedar, then cast in bronze.

Bronze puts contemporary spin on traditionally carved Native house posts

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The three new house posts to be raised were carved from cedar, then cast in bronze. They weigh close to 1,000 pounds each.

DJ Profiles

Tune in to Tracy on Women’s Prerogative on the first Thursday of every month from 7-9 pm and rock and roll that can’t be beat on the first Saturday month from 10-Noon!

Rob Weber hosts two eclectic hours of music During Saturday Sunrise from 8-10 am