Hundreds of hours of Southeast Native Radio broadcasts are now archived on the internet and available for anyone to listen to.
Albert Kookesh, the Tlingit leader, Indigenous rights advocate, culture bearer, politician and basketball player, died Friday at 72. His death is reverberating across the state and his home region of Southeast Alaska.
Board President Kim Hodne said that he hoped the move was the start of a lasting tradition. The vote was unanimous.
For more than 30 years, a bronze statue of Russian colonial administrator Alexander Baranov has stood in front of one of Sitka’s most prominent government buildings. But not for much longer.
The 2020 Native American $1 coin is currently only available online, but Alaskans are advocating for a wider release.
A dozen Alaska Native groups cosigned a letter asking Dunleavy to include money in his proposal for the next state budget, which his administration is scheduled to release on Dec. 15.
Alaska’s oldest Native organizations are giving younger members more power. That’s the result of leadership elections held at the recent Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood Grand Camp Convention in Juneau.
The ANB-ANS convention’s 19-year-old keynote speaker praised efforts to support and expand Native rights and culture. But he said they need to grow.
Alaska’s oldest Native organizations are trying to attract younger members. That and other issues are on the table at the ANB-ANS Grand Camp Convention Oct. 5-8.
Alaska Native knowledge is becoming more valued in Sitka’s schools but there’s still much work to be done toward racial equity. That’s the message members of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood delivered to the Sitka School Board at its regular meeting Monday nigh