New brochure promotes authentic Alaska Native art

A new consumer education brochure produced by the Interior Department’s Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB) promotes creative work by Alaska Native...

Ernestine Hayes receives distinguished artist award

Former Alaska State Writer Laureate Ernestine Saankalaxt Hayes has been honored with the Rasmuson Foundation’s 2021 Distinguished Artist Award for her creative work.

SEITC funded for fish consumption project

"Our foods are safe and healthy to eat," said Rob Sanderson Jr. "It is important we keep it that way for our future generations."

Bill would offer tribes more time to use CARES Act funds

Legislation to extend coverage of payments from the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security to tribal governments for a year, ending on Dec. 30, 2022, has been introduced in the U.S. House.

Insurance opposition to ANWR exploration grows

"We have a duty to our grandchildren and indigenous people around the world to stand up for our sacred sites," said Bernadette Demientieff. "Our lives and our sovereignty are not negotiable."

Formal acknowledgement sought for 229 Alaska tribes

A nonpartisan group of Alaska Natives has submitted a ballot measure application to Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer aimed at strengthening government-to-government relationships between the state and 229 federally recognized tribes in Alaska.

UA appoints senior advisor for Alaska Native success

University of Alaska officials have named Pearl Brower to a new post to improve the success of Alaska Native students, staff and faculty on statewide campuses.

Serving baby food with Alaska Native values

"We are all in this together," said Zoi Maroudas, whose Bambino’s Baby Food entrees include salmon and halibut.

Postage stamp showcases Tlingit art

Alaska Native artist Rico Worl said he jumped at the chance to create for the U.S. Postal Service a stamp he hopes will be a gateway for people to learn about his Tlingit culture.

Land allotment plan for Vietnam vets takes next steps

Federal authorities are seeking public comment through Sept. 21 in support of an environmental assessment that will consider the effects of opening certain lands for selection to eligible Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans.

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