Culture

Stephanie Harold creates sketches among a crowd at the annual Traditional Food Fair in Hoonah on Sept. 9. (Photo by Ian Johnson)

Resilient Peoples and Place: ‘Our Food is Our Medicine’

Xunaa celebrates 6th annual Traditional Food Fair.

 

Josie Ferrer addresses the audience with announcements during the Filipino Community Celebration on Saturday. Hundreds of people attended the event on Saturday, with more activities planned starting at noon Sunday. (Meredith Jordan / Juneau Empire)

Filipino Community Hall hosts hundreds at celebration

Event is part of larger project after state’s recognizes October as Filipino American History Month.

 

Alyssa London, second from right, and her team are working to produce Culture Story, which will showcase modern Alaska Native cultures across and outside of Alaska. (Courtesy photo / Culture Story)

Team works to tell positive, accurate stories about Alaska Native life

Show aims to show Alaska Native cultures as they thrive in the modern world.

 

Jacob Adams an attorney and cultural heritage researcher, speaks in the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Can appropriation be appropriate?

Cultural conversation requires thoughtfulness.

Jacob Adams an attorney and cultural heritage researcher, speaks in the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)