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Kunniak’s original Salt and Spice mixture next to a plate of bowhead whale. She now carries 11 different flavors, including “Black Lava” and “Ghost Blend.” (Photo by Erin McKinstry/Alaska Public Media)

Kunniak’s Spices brings new flavors to Native dishes

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The company’s owner, Kunniak Hopson, moved to Chugiak 11 years ago from Utqiaġvik, which she calls Barrow. When she was growing up, her family always put McCormick’s Salt ‘n Spice on maktak, which is frozen whale blubber and skin. But…
Sealaska Heritage Museum recently partnered with others to acquire infrared scans and enhanced photos of an old Tlingit box drum. The scans reveal more of the formline design on the drum. (Photo by Tripp J Crouse/KTOO)

Sealaska Heritage reveals hidden details on century-old Tlingit box drum with infrared scans

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A Southeast Alaska cultural center will study a Tlingit bentwood drum that’s more than a hundred years old. By scanning the box drum in infrared, century-old details are returning to the surface.

2018 Mayor’s Awards for the Arts recipients honored

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The awards “highlight the contributions and achievements made by exceptional people who make Juneau a remarkable place to live.”
Pauline Beebe was among the first to enter the Nunalleq Culture and Archaeology Center on Saturday, August 11, 2018, in Quinhagak. (Photo by Katie Basile/KYUK)

Nunalleq Culture And Archaeology Center opens in Quinhagak

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Quinhagak’s new museum is home to 60,000 artifacts, the largest collection of pre-contact Yup’ik artifacts in the world. The opening was the culmination of nine years of back-breaking work, and the result of a unique partnership between Quinhagak’s village corporation…

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