Chavez Lamar is an enrolled member at San Felipe Pueblo, and her maternal ancestry includes Hopi, Tewa and Navajo.
Through the project, music composers will interpret glacier outburst floods, high latitude mirages and arctic sea ice changes.
A new exhibit at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum features paintings created by local artist Avery Skaggs. Skaggs is in a wheelchair and is non-verbal, but expresses himself through art.
Alaska lost a champion and a colossal philanthropist when retired banker Ed Rasmuson died Tuesday at age 81.