State Historian and Mug Up curator Katie Ringsmuth discusses the history of the Alaska Packers Association’s (Diamond NN) Cannery, located on the Naknek River in Bristol Bay, and the stories featured in the Mug Up exhibit at the Alaska State Museum.
The Spirit Wraps Around You: Northern Northwest Coast Native Textiles brought together two dozen Chilkat and Ravenstail woven robes for the first time. To celebrate the robes, their histories, and their weavers at the end of the exhibit, members of a Southeast dance group donned a selection of the robes and danced them into the…
Curator of Collections Steve Henrikson discusses the history of northern Northwest Coast Native textiles featured in The Spirit Wraps Around You exhibit at the Alaska State Museum.
The Spirit Wraps Around You exhibit at the Alaska State Museum looks at the history of Northwest Coast weaving and features 24 Chilkat and Ravenstail robes. Artists, dancers, and the community welcome these robes to the Museum.
Author and photographer Amy Gulick discusses her book “The Salmon Way” – An inspiring look into the lives of Alaskans and salmon and how they intertwine.
Ray Troll joins us again with co-author Kirk Johnson to discuss the science side of their book, Cruising the Fossil Coast Line.
Artist and canoe carver Michael Beasley and curator Steve Henrikson take us on an exploration of traditional Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian canoe design and construction.
Master carver Wayne Price discusses the in intricacies of constructing traditional canoes and the adventures of traveling in them through Southeast Alaska.
Author Dr. Emily Moore discusses her book Proud Raven, Panting Wolf and the creation of our many totem parks that came out of the Great Depression.
Weaver Kathryn Rousso discusses her amazing baskets as well as types of basket weaving.