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Evelyn Yanez points to pictures and says the Yup'ik name of the animal, object or activity, during a Yup'ik immersion program for infants to 5-year-olds in the village of Igiugig. (Photo by Avery Lill/KDLG)

Language workshop participants discuss challenges of revitalizing Yup’ik

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This spring, the Alaska Senate declared a state of emergency for 20 Alaska Native languages. Two participants of an indigenous language workshop talk about the challenges for Yup’ik-speaking regions.
An employee of the Alutiiq Museum and Archeological Repository in Kodiak displays a beaded dance belt and cuffs, part of the Pinart Collection on loan from the Museum Bologne-Sur-Mer on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Photo by Daysha Eaton/KMXT)

Alutiiq ancestral objects return home to Kodiak after nearly 150 years

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A French museum, Musee Boulogne-Sur-Mer, will loan ancestral artifacts collected in the Kodiak Archipelago nearly 150 years ago to the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository in Kodiak where they will remain for five years.

Denali photograph by Ansel Adams up for auction

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Adams' original photograph of Denali and Wonder Lake is being sold in an online auction that ends Thursday, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.
The Native Land app aims to help educate people about Native peoples and their historical lands. (Graphic courtesy Victor Temprano/nativeland.ca)

Web-based app provides ‘entry point’ to understand indigenous history of land you’re on

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Canada-based web developer Victor Temprano created a web-based app that can help educate people about Native peoples and their historical lands. He said he wanted to do his part to right what he considers wrongs and injustices experienced by indigenous…

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