Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: Alaska Native

Wilderness Society backs repatriation of human remains

The Wilderness Society is expressing its remorse and working to repatriate human remains taken in 1936 from a cave on Kagamil, an island in...

Native Voices | Cultural Week at Mt. Eccles Elementary School

By Danaya Hoover  Cultural Week took place at Mt. Eccles Elementary School Sept. 25 to 29.  This annual event is put on by Native Village...

Native Voices | Understanding land acknowledgement

By Teal Hansen Let’s take a moment to acknowledge that we are on the unceded traditional lands of the dAXunhyuu, the Eyak People.   But what does...

Ahtna program awarded Indian Youth Corps grant

Ahtna’s Cultural Heritage Youth Program has been awarded a $560,000 grant by the Department of the Interior as part of its new Indian Youth...

Ivanoff appointed as executive director for Native Peoples Action

Writer and advocate for Native rights Laureli Ivanoff of Unalakleet is the new executive director of Native Peoples Action and Native Peoples Action Community...

Washington man sentenced for violating Indian Arts and Crafts Act

A Washington state man whose family and business sold over $1 million in Philippine made carvings billed as Alaska Native art has been sentenced...

State agencies release new report addressing crisis of missing indigenous people

A new report published by state law enforcement agencies last week includes information about two people marked missing from the Valdez-Cordova Borough in the...

Additional acres opened for selection for Alaska Native Vietnam-era vets

n additional 812,000 acres of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Alaska are now open for selection for allotments...

New book introduces 21st century Alaska Native children

In many ways, Aaliyah Tiedeman is a typical young girl growing up in a coastal Alaska fishing town, with a passion for subsistence hunting...

Lands package with Alaska impact signed into law

A federal lands bundle that includes a promise of Alaska Native allotments for Vietnam veterans and a Chugach region lands study which could lead...