Ian Hartman says he wants people who read his book to see the value in the state’s diversity. He’s expanding on his 2020 book with a new edition, “Black Lives in Alaska: A History of African Americans in the Far Northwest,” set to come out this fall.
To get on the 2022 ballot, initiative organizers will have to collect more than 36,000 signatures.
Filmmaker Alexis Sallee said she hopes viewers can learn and find comfort in the exhibit, knowing that there is a place for LGBTQ+ people in Alaska Native culture.
The share of Alaska’s population that identifies as a race or ethnicity other than solely white rose from less than a third of the population to more than than 40%.
Beginning June 19, the U.S Army will begin the process to return the remains of 10 Native students buried at the Carlisle school.
The University of Alaska is launching a system-wide program geared toward retaining more Alaska Native students at the school and increasing the number of Alaska Native staff members.
Ketchikan-based state public health nurse Arizona Jacobs said last week that the surge of cases in Metlakatla is thought to be linked to the surge of cases in Ketchikan.
The achievement represents a lifetime of creative excellence and outstanding contribution to Alaska’s arts and culture.
On May 5, people all across the country shared stories and pictures, and memorialized the thousands of Indigenous people who have disappeared. Later, many users reported that content they shared to their stories disappeared too.
The Violence Against Women Act bill goes next to the Senate, where Democratic leaders say they’re eager to pass it.