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New Anchorage museum exhibit hopes to shed light on pingoes

| Arctic, Arts & Culture, Featured News, Southcentral | No Comments
The sculpture’s scale is impressive. The mound is 42 feet tall and almost as wide. It’s light brown and formed with different-sized panels made of salvaged Alaskan yellow cedar. They’re curved and splattered with small holes.
Michelle Putz displays a handful of Maria’s potatoes. (Photo by Katherine Rose/KCAW)

Sitka Tribe, Forest Service team up to test historic tubers

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Arts & Culture, Featured News, Food, Southeast | No Comments
Sitka Tribe of Alaska and the U.S. Forest Service will partner in an effort to genetically isolate and identify the Tlingit potato — and incorporate it into Sitka’s food-security strategy. 
Nellie Vale of Yakutat (Photo by Adelyn Baxter/KTOO)

49 Voices: Nellie Vale of Yakutat

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Arts & Culture, Celebration, Southeast | No Comments
Nellie Vale, 10, of Yakutat arrived by canoe to Celebration 2018. The festival is held every two years to celebrate Southeast Native culture, and it unofficially begins with canoes representing various tribes arriving into the Juneau area.
Owen James poses with his daughter Leah Moss. James and Moss both came to Celebration 2018 from Hoonah. (Photo by Adelyn Baxter/KTOO)

Elders look on with pride as younger generations step up at Celebration 2018

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Celebration, Featured News, Juneau, Southeast | No Comments
What began 36 years ago as an attempt to save Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures from extinction has become a vibrant reminder that Alaska Native traditions are alive and thriving.

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