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 Drawing from Muir’s unpublished journals and the author’s interviews with 16 Tlingit elders, the book displays a profound intercultural dynamic rarely seen in American…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