Culture & Language

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The Salmon Way

March 2020

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.

At the APK

Celebrating Alaska Native Watercraft

February 2020

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.

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Journeys in the Jibba Canoe

February 2020

Master carver Wayne Price discusses the in intricacies of constructing traditional canoes and the adventures of traveling in them through Southeast Alaska.

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A Basket Case

February 2020

Weaver Kathryn Rousso discusses her amazing baskets as well as types of basket weaving.

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Fantastic Beasts from Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline

Sept. 1, 2019

Alaskan artist Ray Troll shares information about the fascinating creatures featured in Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline. From pachyrhinosaurus to Matanuska ammonites to ichthyosaurs, the fossil coastline is full of amazing animals large and small.

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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 Drawing from Muir’s unpublished journals and the author’s interviews with 16 Tlingit elders, the book displays a profound intercultural dynamic rarely seen in American…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.…