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Juneau's Willoughby District on June 25, 2019.

Juneau Assembly renames downtown Willoughby District

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Community, Featured News, History, Juneau, Local Government, Southeast | No Comments
Formerly known as the Willoughby District, the area will now be known as the Aak’w Village District, paying homage to its original residents. 

Meet Sovereign Bill, the voice behind ‘Molly of Denali’

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Sovereign Bill voices Molly Mabray in "Molly of Denali," the first Alaska Native lead character in a nationally-broadcast children's program.
Melanie Bahnke is the president and CEO of Kawerak Inc. She wants to foster greater acceptance of ivory carvings from her region.

Alaskans push for acceptance of walrus ivory, but there’s an elephant in the room

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Arctic, Arts & Culture, Business, Economy, Environment, Featured News, Federal Government, Nation & World, North Slope, Politics, Subsistence, Western, Wildlife | No Comments
Federal law prohibits sales of African elephant ivory, but a handful of states have now banned the sale of ivory more broadly. That has repercussions for Alaska Native walrus ivory carvers.

Goat yoga? In Fairbanks, there’s a new animal to flow with: Reindeer.

| Alaska's Energy Desk, Arts & Culture, Business, Community, Featured News, Health, Interior, Wildlife | No Comments
"You'll see the reindeer getting into these amazing poses," said Jane Atkinson, owner of Running Reindeer Ranch. "And it's like wow….  Look at this little yoga move that they do!"

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