The Alaska Legislature last month passed a resolution urging Gov. Bill Walker to declare a linguistic emergency for Alaska Native languages. Now, advocates from across the state are collaborating to help breathe new life into some of these languages.
Molly of Denali is the first nationally distributed children’s series in the US to feature an Alaska Native lead character.
The Alutiiq Museum has received a $25,000 grant from Alaska’s Rasmuson Foundation to support the development of the Alutiiq Ancestors’ Memorial, a new public park in downtown Kodiak. The project is a collaboration between the City of Kodiak and the museum designed to honor Kodiak’s first people and promote awareness of local history.
Alaska Native Heritage Center’s Mother’s Day celebration marks the opening of the 2018 summer season on Sunday May 13, 2018 from 9am-5pm with free admission all day sponsored by Target
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed Donlin Gold mine project, a major step in the project’s effort to secure the permits it needs to construct and operate the mine located in the Yukon Kuskokwim region of Southwestern Alaska. The Donlin Gold project is located on land owned by the Calista Corporation (Calista) and The Kuskokwim Corporation (TKC), two Alaska Native corporations.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, athletes will represent Juneau at the Native Youth Olympics, which will open Thursday in Anchorage.
Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) is launching a series of educational videos on the CDQ program and CVRF’s operations in Western Alaska.
Beginning Thursday, more than 400 student athletes from communities across Alaska will gather at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage for the 48th Annual NYO Games.