The University of Alaska Southeast has received a grant to create a Tlingit language radio program and a multimedia Word of the Week Program.
With a $74,000 contract from the US Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Alutiiq Museum and the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak will partner on the Pinguat (Beads) Project—a two-year effort to study and teach Alutiiq beading.
Alutiiq Museum Executive Director April Counceller has been honored by the Alaska Anthropological Association for her work leading the developing of the Alutiiq Ancestors’ Memorial, a new public park in downtown Kodiak.
At the Alutiiq Museum, Marlise is currently working to connect with artists.
Sealaska Heritage Institute has released the most comprehensive book ever published on traditional northern Northwest Coast halibut hooks, known as náxw in Tlingit.
A study in 2012 found SHI’s biennial Celebration has a $2 million economic impact on the city each year it is held, but this is the first time research has quantified the institute’s total economic impact on Juneau and beyond.
Whatever that special piece is, there’s no better place to find it than one of Alaska’s boutiques, which feature a refreshing mix of unique fashion and local design.
Aaska’s Arctic is a unique and spectacular destination whether one is traveling just to see the sights or to get a job done.