After Alaska Airlines retired its Salmon Thirty Salmon jet last month, the Seattle-based carrier replaced the distinctive paint job with a Tlingit formline design.
“I really encourage all Alaska Native corporations—for-profit, nonprofit, and tribes—to harness the power of media,” says BBNC’s Jason Metrokin. “People need to understand our history, our relevance, and the opportunities we provide, and advertising is a good way to do that.”
Here is a sneak preview of an article featured in our annual Alaska Native special section, available in our upcoming September 2020 issue.
The Alutiiq Museum is the 2019 recipient of Discover Kodiak’s Chinook Award, an honor recognizing a community contribution by a non-profit organization.
Ivory Adajar of Dillingham was recently named a finalist in a national competition by The International Astronomical Union (IAU) to name an intergalactic star and exo-planet.
Visitors to the Ahtna region can learn about the traditional, cultural, and historic features indigenous to the area through a series of six interpretive signs.
In the International Year of Indigenous Languages, an Alaskan indigenous community has launched an immersive app to help save a language and heritage on the brink of extinction.
Bering Straits Native Corporation has grown as a company in large part because the leadership driving the company has grown and evolved. President and CEO Gail R. Schubert is an original BSNC shareholder, an Inupiaq Eskimo born and raised in Unalakleet.
Alaska-born, Iñupiaq filmmaker Alexis Sallee’s directorial debut was awarded first place in the national 2019 She Directed Filmmaker contest, selected by voters and judges from more than 400 entries.
The groundbreaking new PBS KIDS series, Molly of Denali, premiered this week on PBS stations. Here are the profiles of six people whose efforts gave the show its Alaska Native authenticity.