Public Affairs

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AUTHOR TALK – JANET COLLINS

Janet Collins, author of On the Arctic Frontier: Ernest Leffingwell’s Polar Explorations and Legacy, discusses her research on the early polar explorer and his work exploring, studying and mapping the landscape in what is now the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge between 1906 and 1914. In consultation with the Inupiat of the area, Leffingwell took scientific…

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MOVING MOUNTAINS WITH ANNETTE BELLAMY

A mountain assembled from hanging rocks, a tapestry of fish skin, a dip net made of clay- these are just a few of the works in Annette Bellamy’s solo exhibition, Moving Mountains. The show pays tribute to the things that sustain us. Annette Bellamy is one of eight artists selected for the Alaska State Museum…

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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.

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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…

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