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The show involves Alaska Native characters, voice actors and writers.
Sayéik is a Tlingit word that can be translated to mean voice of a spirit helper. Historically the name is associated with Douglas Island, and… Continue reading
It’s meant to connect ancestors with children.
Names given by Alaska Natives to people and places are far from arbitrary.
It would augment, not replace, the current name.
Old languages need new words.
Instead of a night of speeches, this year’s Celebrating Our Ways of Life embraced hands-on activities. The Alaska Native Heritage Month celebration hosted by Central… Continue reading
Scenes from the Celebrating Our Ways of Life event.
Bob Sam lives up to his name. “My Tlingit name is Shaagunastaa,” Sam said during his Evening at Egan lecture Friday night at the University… Continue reading
Centennial Hall echoed Tuesday with the sound of centuries-old languages. The first-ever Voices of Our Ancestors language summit brought together dozens of speakers fluent in… Continue reading
First-ever Rock Your Mocs event was held Saturday.
This week’s word is x‘áakw, which means sockeye that has entered fresh water.
The canoe is currently on display.
The tribe’s finances are in good shape.
Monday’s Indigenous Peoples Day celebration put an emphasis on Alaska Native languages.
Monday is Indigenous Peoples Day, and multiple Alaska Native groups in Juneau are combining to put on a celebration. From 5-8 p.m. Monday, people are… Continue reading
Ricky Tagaban has a garbage bag of mountain goat wool and $7,500 in award money. Tagaban, a Chilkat weaver and drag queen, of Juneau is… Continue reading
The Douglas Public library wasn’t quiet Saturday. The sounds of drums, singing and dancing from the Woosh.ji.een Dance Group echoed out from the library’s meeting… Continue reading
More than 100 people who stood outside the Andrew Hope Building on Monday night for a candlelight vigil in honor of Ashley Johnson-Barr.
Two Alaska Native students are getting in touch with their heritage by serving as interns at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Sequoyah National… Continue reading