web-posted Wednesday, January 13, 2016
An interview with Vera Starbard and Larissa FastHorse, conducted by Ishmael Hope
web-posted Wednesday, January 6, 2016
2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year in the arts. Here’s a look at a few of the big events planned in Southeast, in chronological order.
web-posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015
This annual feature, which formerly appeared in the Juneau Empire’s Arts section, is designed to celebrate creativity in all its forms.
web-posted Wednesday, December 23, 2015
The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service recently announced the award of $797,500 in support of 33 grants in 16 states, including an award of $20,000 to Hoonah City School District to support a traditional Tlingit song-writing workshop for high school students.
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 11, 2015
web-posted Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Salmon streams, herring hotspots, and points, islands and settlements around Southeast Alaska have carried Tlingit names for thousands of years. For dozens of recent ones, a team of culture-bearers and academics have worked both to remember and restore them.
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.
web-posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015
The annual conference of the Alaska Federation of Natives took place last week in Anchorage.
web-posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015
As of Saturday, Oct. 17, Wings of Alaska is operating under new ownership.
web-posted Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Climate change is already affecting the way Southeast Alaska's Native communities harvest and gather traditional foods, according to a recent Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station study.