Tag: Alaska Native

Native Voices: Birds, a necessity of daily Sugpiaq life

Shorebirds is the theme of the month for Cordova. Bird enthusiasts flock to our shores to witness the annual returns. The early springtime is...

Anchorage Museum reconsiders free admission for Alaska Natives 

In the midst of divided reaction to a new policy of allowing Alaska Natives free admission to the Anchorage Museum, the museum has paused...

National report on missing Indigenous people traces history back to Russian...

Michelle Demmert: ‘Our stories need to rise to the level of national awareness to make meaningful change’  A new national report on missing, murdered and...

Native Voices | Prehistory of the Chugach region  Native Voices |

By Raven Cunningham Imagine a place where the mountains shoot up from the ocean, glaciers you can walk on that touch the ocean’s tides, and...

Native Voices | A brief history of the Native people of...

By Raven Cunningham  The people of our region have called Chugach home for 10,000 years, since our glaciers have receded and our mountaintops emerged from...

Native Voices | CRRC statement on co-management

By Raven Cunningham The Chugach Regional Resources Commission (CRRC) is an inter-Tribal fish and wildlife commission comprised of seven Tribes in lower Cook Inlet and...

Pilot program expands tribal criminal jurisdiction in domestic violence cases

A pilot program launched by the Justice Department under the 2022 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) will allow Alaska Native Tribes...

Courtney Carothers honored with AFN’s Denali Award

Courtney Carothers, a University of Alaska fisheries professor, has been honored with the 2023 Denali Award by the Alaska Federation of Natives in recognition...

Survivors of federal Indian boarding schools testify on severe abuse

Survivors of the days of the federal Indian boarding school program spoke at length Sunday about the physical, sexual, and psychological brutality suffered as...

AFN calls for rural priority for subsistence fishing

Delegates to the annual convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) in Anchorage are urging Congress to permanently protect the right of Alaska Native...
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