Skagway students have been learning traditional Alaska Native games in preparation for the Junior Native Youth Olympics. The town’s new Native Youth Olympics club is part of a wider effort to develop more Native sports programs throughout Southeast Alaska.
In early August, the Census Bureau announced that counting would end on September 30 — a month sooner than originally planned.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council says its insurer has acted in bad faith assessing earthquake damage and paying money for repairs.
Many of the grants will fund village construction, from Chignik Lagoon to Chistochina. HUD also selected one Anchorage grantee. Cook Inlet Tribal Council and Cook Inlet Housing Authority are due to receive $600,000 to rehabilitate a commercial building in Midtown.
Foxtales is based on a story told by Ishmael Hope’s late grandfather, Willie Panik Goodwin. Hope relied on his uncles, Alaska Native elders from Kotzebue, to write the game’s narrative.
A nationwide program is shipping new clothes to needy children in Wrangell and other Southeast communities.