In this June 7, 2018 photo, the Selkirk Spirit Dancers of Pelly Crossing perform on stage for Celebration 2018 at Centennial Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

In this June 7, 2018 photo, the Selkirk Spirit Dancers of Pelly Crossing perform on stage for Celebration 2018 at Centennial Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Arts and culture integral to Alaska’s rural communities

It’s a big contributor to the economy, quality of life.

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