Capital City Weekly

Celebrate Our Ways of Life swaps speeches for conversations

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


Bob Sam, a Tlingit storyteller who has served as caretaker of a Sitka cemetery for decades and works to repatriate and reinter indigenous people, leaves the lectern to walk into the crowd during his Evening at Egan lecture about respecting ancestors Friday, Nov. 16 at Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Cemetery caretaker helps repatriate remains of Alaska Native children

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


More prose, please: Tidal Echoes seeks submissions

Tidal Echoes is looking for new voices. The annual literary and arts journal sponsored by University of Alaska Southeast is seeking submissions of art, prose… Continue reading


New summit gathers many of the world’s fluent Alaska Native language speakers

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

Annual Public Market bigger than ever this year

The 36th annual holiday market will be open over Thanksgiving weekend.

Meet ‘The Pod’: Orca sculptures destined for Douglas Fish & Game Building

A trio of sleek dorsal fins protruded from ground near the parking lot by Juneau Montessori School and captured the attention of some school children… Continue reading

Master Tlingit carver Wayne Price making healing totem for AWARE

Even the wood chips in Wayne Price’s ongoing project have meaning. The master Tlingit carver and University of Alaska Southeast faculty member is deep into… Continue reading

Family shares items and stories for Dr. Walter Soboleff Day

Soboleff’s sons and daughter loan collection to Sealaska Heritage Institute for display.

Alaska Native word of the week

This week’s word is x‘áakw, which means sockeye that has entered fresh water.

Formline Friday lets folks decorate wearables, celebrate culture

Contemporary designs made by artists and UAS professors.

Piano concert series returns Friday

The Juneau Piano Series is ready for Round 2.

Theater at Latitude 58 brings “Matilda” to Thunder Mountain High School Stage

Even if you’ve seen the movie and read the book, Theater at Latitude 58’s take on “Matilda” will have surprises.

Power & Privilege Symposium asks everyone to make world a better place

The same day folks went to the polls, attendees and speakers with “I Voted” stickers at the Third Annual University of Alaska Southeast Power &… Continue reading

New JACC receives 100th major donation

The New JACC wasn’t on the ballots, but folks continue to open their wallets. The proposed New Juneau Arts and Culture Center project just received… Continue reading