“We don’t want our youth to think that our culture is a static culture (and) that it doesn’t change,” Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl.
Asking Mom: ‘Did You Know I Was Depressed In High School?’
Telling your parents you have mental health issues can be tough, even if you are a trained psychotherapist. Add in another culture and there’s even more room for apprehension and misunderstanding.
After a history stained by shame, finding pride in Tlingit identity
Harriet Brouillette’s family history is wrought with identity struggles. In a StoryCorps interview from the Haines and Juneau Public Libraries, Brouillette told her son, Ted Hart, about her and her family’s experiences growing up Tlingit.
When Is It OK To Profit From Cooking Other Cultures’ Food? You Weighed In
We started a conversation about food and race. Who gets to cook and become the face of a culture’s cuisine? While our question was prompted by an interview with Rick Bayless, the issue transcends him.
In Palmyra, Islamic State Left Behind Mass Grave, Destroyed Monuments
Syrian soldiers took the ancient city back from ISIS last week. A mass grave with the bodies of 40 people, 23 of them women and children, was found in the area, according to Syrian media.
Connecting to culture through dance
“I wanted to learn who I was because I didn’t know. My parents never talked to us about our culture. They were trying to get us away from Tlingit culture.”
Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria’s Cultural Heritage
Reporter James Harkin traveled through war-torn Syria to witness how many historical treasures were destroyed – and how some people are scrambling to save what’s left.
In Argentina, Where Culture Is ‘A Right,’ A Free New Arts Center Opens
Argentina’s newest tourist attraction is housed in a repurposed century-old Beaux Arts Central Post Office building. The Centro Cultural Kirchner is one of the largest cultural centers in the world.
Richard Branson Thinks Employees Should Have Unlimited Vacation
British billionaire Richard Branson has long been a business revolutionary, but his latest venture is raising a few eyebrows. The Virgin Group founder has introduced a “No Vacation Policy” policy.
Report Blames ‘Corrosive Culture’ For Problems In VA System
A White House investigation into the problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country found that “there are significant and chronic systematic failures” that need to be addressed.