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Attu village was located in Chichagof Harbor before the Attuans were taken as prisoners during World War II and then forbidden to return home. (Photo by Zoe Sobel/KUCB)

Descendants, feds explore possibility of continuing trips to Attu Island

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Descendants of the Native people of Attu want permanent access to their ancestral home that they've been separated from their homeland since World War II.
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.”

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