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There were two categories for the seal oil: with and without crackling. (Photo by Elizabeth Jenkins/Alaska's Energy Desk)

Alaska lawmakers learn about a subsistence superfood

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Alaska's Energy Desk, Featured News, Food, State Government, Subsistence | No Comments
The state’s food safety codes currently don’t allow seal oil in public facilities like nursing homes. But a movement is underway to serve the beloved food to Elders.

New House Tribal Affairs Committee aims to advance state relationships

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Alaska Native Corporations, Alaska Native Government & Policy, Featured News, Southeast, Southwest, State Government | No Comments
Because the Alaska state government’s relationship with tribes cuts across many different state departments, House lawmakers decided to have one committee that would attend to the full range of tribal affairs.
Mushing fans from Bethel (left to right) Ashley Fairbanks Glasheen, Rachel DeHaan, and Madelene Reichard cheer Pete Kaiser on in Nome as he wins the Iditarod Race on March 13, 2019. (Photo by Zachariah Hughes/APRN)

Pete Kaiser fans in Bethel celebrate hometown musher’s victory

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Community, Featured News, Outdoors, Western | No Comments
When Pete Kaiser slid under the Burled Arch in Nome on Wednesday, he became the first person from Bethel and the first musher of Yup'ik heritage to win the Iditarod, making hometown fans proud.
Representatives from Sealaska Heritage, Alaska Native Brotherhood, Central Council of Tlingit & Haida and descendants of the five known Tlingit code talkers on the steps of the capitol on Wednesday.

Alaska Legislature recognizes Tlingit code talkers for their efforts during WWII

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Featured News, History, Juneau, Military, Southeast, State Government | No Comments
The Legislature adopted a citation recognizing the contributions of Tlingit code talkers during World War II. During floor sessions, lawmakers spoke about the outsized role Alaska Natives have played in the military.

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