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Through language, a Yup’ik teacher passes on a way of life

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As a child, Alice Fitka was punished for speaking her Yup'ik language in school. Since then, she's spent decades teaching it in the Western Alaska village of Tuntutuliak.

Yup’ik literacy reaches new heights with statewide spelling bee

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The statewide Yup’ik Spelling Bee for Beginners saw the toughest spell-off in the eight-year history of the event.

Pat Henry’s 2012 Alaska Originals concert

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Pat Henry was a musician and longtime supporter of the Juneau music community among other endeavors. He passed on October 5, 2018. Henry recorded 8 songs, some with his daughter Katie Henry, as part of KTOO Public Media’s Alaska Originals…

Meet Alice Qannik Glenn, the podcaster who’s trying to get more young Alaska Native voices on the mic

| Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Alaska's Energy Desk, Arctic, Arts & Culture, Community, Featured News, North Slope, Southcentral | No Comments
With her podcast "Coffee & Quaq," Glenn wants to spotlight the ideas and conversations of young Alaska Native people and broaden the range of stories that are told about Indigenous experiences.

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