web-posted Thursday, January 28, 2016
On any given day, Alaska State Museum Curator of Collections Steve Henrikson traverses 4,000 years of history.
web-posted Wednesday, December 9, 2015
As we near winter solstice in the dark, damp days of December, every community in Southeast Alaska has its local Christmas traditions, old and new, to light the place up with good cheer. Here are a few events from around the Panhandle.
web-posted Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Sealaska Heritage Institute is sponsoring a free workshop for educators on the connection between math and formline design.
web-posted Wednesday, November 18, 2015
At a retrospective in honor of the second annual Walter Soboleff Day, obersved Nov. 14, speakers including family, friends and a pastor told stories that showcased the late Tlingit leader's sense of humor, generosity, faith, and his extraordinary grace, especially under circumstances that would embitter many people. (We've pulled some of those stories aside so that you can read them on their own.)
web-posted Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Students from Angoon presented their original play "Raven Stole the Sun" Thursday in an all-school project led by Gustavus artist Sarah Campen through the Artists in the Schools program. Junior high and high school students wrote the script after studying traditional versions of the story, and elementary school students created backdrops and props.
web-posted Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Angoon's 65 K-12 students, along with Gustavus-based artist Sarah Campen, will on Thursday present "Raven Stole the Sun," a play high school and junior high school students in Angoon wrote based on the story of how Raven brought light to the world.
web-posted Wednesday, November 4, 2015
In October, Capital City Weekly's Mary Catharine Martin reported on an impressive region-wide effort to document and understand the effects of environmental change across Southeast Alaska. This study is facilitated by the U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory and Sitka Conservation Society in collaboration with the rural communities of Hoonah, Yakutat, Angoon, Kake, Klawock and Kasaan. The multi-faceted project combines social and ecological research to study the impact of environmental change on coastal subsistence practices.
web-posted Wednesday, November 4, 2015
The full name of last week's Tlingit Clan Conference, inspired by original organizer Andy Hope III, is "Sharing Our Knowledge: For those who come after us" ("Wooshteen Kanaxtulaneegí Haa At Wuskóowu: Haa eetí káa yis"), a phrase that points to the dynamic exchange that powers this three day event.