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The descendants spent time gathering grass on Attu to be used in traditional baskets. (Photo by Zoë Sobel/KUCB)

After 75 Years, a bittersweet homecoming for Attu descendants

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Aleutians, Arts & Culture, Featured News, History, Military | No Comments
In 1942, there were 44 people living on Attu Island, nearly all Alaska Natives. They were taken as captives to Japan, where half of them died. And after the war, the federal government forbade them from returning. In August, a…
Eowyn Ivey at her home in Chickaloon on Sept. 29, 2016. Ivey's first novel, "The Snow Child,” was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Alaska performances of homegrown musical ‘Snow Child’ are canceled

| Arts & Culture, Featured News, Juneau, Southcentral | No Comments
Perseverance Theatre's Art Rotch said the theater couldn't meet the musical's "logistical needs" at this time. It was scheduled to run in Juneau on June 9 and 10.

Posters offered to businesses that offer sign language

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The grassroots group Let’s Sign Ketchikan, which promotes American Sign Language education and understanding of the deaf community, has received grant funding to place placards in businesses where communication by American Sign Language, or ASL, is available. 

German museum returning looted items to indigenous Alaskans

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Alaska Native Government & Policy, Arts & Culture, History, Nation & World, Southcentral | No Comments
A Berlin museum is returning wooden masks, a child's cradle and other items plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans by an explorer sent by its predecessor in the 19th century.

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