Kinross Renames Peak Project as ‘Manh Choh’

Kinross Renames Peak Project as ‘Manh Choh’

The name “Manh Choh” (“mon-CHO”) was chosen by the Village of Tetlin Chief, Michael Sam, and the tribal council, and can be translated from the Upper Tanana Athabascan language to “Big Lake,” referring to the nearby Tetlin Lake, a site of high cultural significance in the community.

Sitka Earns 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize

Sitka Earns 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), one of the country’s largest charitable organizations focused on health, announced the five communities—which includes Sitka—chosen to receive the 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. Sitka is the first Alaska community ever to win the award, which honors and elevates communities at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity.