The initiative pairs mentors with apprentices to develop traditional skills — and to foster vital cultural and traditional knowledge of the Chilkat Valley.
The Chilkat weaver is one of 15 people to win a $100,000 SHIFT award, which will support her project, “Protecting the Material Sovereignty of Our Indigenous Homelands.”
The terms of the settlement are confidential, but some effects of it may become public.
It’s part of a larger vision — in the works for several years — to establish a Northwest Coast arts hub.
Neiman Marcus is selling a so-called “Ravenstail knitted coat” on its website, which the lawsuit alleges copies a notable Alaska Native weaver’s design.
The mask fits similar to those worn in public to protect people from contracting COVID-19.
In Juneau, one weaver wanted to create a work of art to reflect the biggest story of our time: the coronavirus. And Chilkat weaving seemed like the perfect medium to express that.
If the Legislature does not override the governor’s veto, the Alaska State Council on the Arts will lose funding on Monday, making Alaska the only state in the U.S. without an arts council.
Trickster Company, Kindred Post and KTOO Public Media presents the 2018 Celebration Sessions featuring Juneau artist Lily Hope.
The awards “highlight the contributions and achievements made by exceptional people who make Juneau a remarkable place to live.”