Culture & Language

At the APK

Author Talk with Daniel Lee Henry

In his book, Across the Shaman’s River: John Muir, the Tlingit Stronghold, and the Opening of the North, author Daniel Lee Henry explores Muir’s relationship with Alaska and the Tlingit people. Drawing from Muir’s unpublished journals and the author’s interviews with 16 Tlingit elders, the book displays a profound intercultural dynamic rarely seen in American…

Special Arts Programs

Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land

“Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska. With music and video projections, they weave their memories with little-known…

Special Arts Programs

Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land | Post-show panel discussion

A discussion following “Aan Aan Yátx’u Sáani:The Juneau Histories Theater Project” “Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska.…

At the APK

MUG UP: THE NN CANNERY HISTORY PROJECT

Join Dr. Katherine Ringsmuth for a presentation and community conversation about the NN Cannery History Project, a collaborative effort to preserve the history of more than a century of cannery lives. The NN Cannery is located on the south side of the Naknek River, one of the five rivers that make up the Bristol Bay…

At the APK

Windows into Heaven: An Artist Talk with Deacon Charles Rohrbacher

For thirty-five years, Alaskan icon painter Deacon Charles Rohrbacher has been a part of an international rediscovery of the icon and rebirth of icon painting in Russia and in the West. Rohbacher’s exhibit, Windows into Heaven: Contemporary Icons, offers a place where refuge, solace, and peace can be found in imagery. Deacon Charles Rohrbacher is…

At the APK

THE LITUYA BAY DISASTERS

Visiting maritime historian Philippe Fichet-Delavault presents interesting material on Lituya Bay, including the contact between La Perouse, the French explorer, and the Tlingits in 1786 through the megatsunami of July 9, 1958.

At the APK

What Shall We Do With Our Heroes? with Ernestine Hayes

Alaska State Writer Laureate Ernestine Hayes for a discussion of her writing that examines our society’s histories and heroes from a deeper perspective. Hayes is the author of The Tao of Raven and Blonde Indian and a professor at the University of Alaska Southeast. It was recorded on Friday August 4th at 7pm At the…

Special Arts Programs

Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations

360 North and KTOO Public Media are proud to announce the release of “Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations.” Produced in Juneau, Alaska in collaboration with Tlingit poet and storyteller Khaagwáask’ Ishmael Hope as co-director, the one-hour documentary takes viewers on an intimate journey into the lives of Tlingit artists. As Khaagwáask’ writes, “the film spends…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Juneau World Affairs: Mongolia Today: Profile, Strengths and Politics

The Juneau World Affairs Council, in partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Juneau and the Open World Leadership Center, present: “Mongolia Today: Profile, Strengths, and Politics” with Mongolian Parliament member Tsogtbaatar Damdin. Mr. Tsogtbaatar is a former cabinet minister and newly-elected member of the Mongolian Parliament.His primary focus is the development of responsible, accountable, open…

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