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Tlingit artist Ricky Tagaban performs as the drag persona Lituya hart as the “Besties for Breasties” drag show and medical fundraiser at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau on September 21, 2018. The event was hosted by The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) as benefit for Lingiìt (Tlingit) language teacher Mary Folletti Daaljíni and may be the first drag show sponsored by a tribal government.

Fundraiser promotes two-spirit inclusivity with indigenous drag show

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“There’s enough that divides us," said Tlingit & Haida council President Richard Peterson. "I always think about people who already feel marginalized and then you have something that maybe differentiates them more. Instead of putting that down, let’s celebrate what…

Sitka high school carving class brings serenity to students

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Every Friday, after a week of lessons in math, history and science in front of whiteboards, the students of Sitka's Pacific High School trek beyond the four walls of their classrooms to Sitka National Historical Park.

Haines Hammer Museum adds 1,600 tools to its collection

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The world’s first museum dedicated to the history of the hammer has over 2,000 tools — and the number nearly doubled Thursday with the arrival of 1,600 new specimens from Arizona.
Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters watch the Thane Ore House controlled burn on Nov. 24, 2018.

Watch: Thane Ore House demolished in controlled burn

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The old restaurant near Sheep Creek on Thane Road was burned down Saturday during a controlled burn by Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters.

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