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Native Voices | Sugpiat winter festivals

For those who participate in subsistence and seasonal traditional harvesting, the winter is a time for rest, recovery, and socialization. We have celebrated holidays...

Native Voices | Eyak and Sugpiaq winter traditions

Water determined our way of life. Our food, clothing, and ways of life revolved around and mainly came from the ocean and rivers. Our...

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...

Education board considers new Native language opportunities

Public comment is being sought by the Alaska State Board of Education and Early Development on regulations on Native languages, teacher certification and assessment participation guidelines.

COVID-19 information now available in 8 Native languages

A new website launched to provide culturally relevant, informative information about COVID-19 vaccine is now live in eight Alaska Native languages at anthc.org/covid-19-vaccine-materials-in-alaska-native-languages.

Thanks to all for electronics recycling

The Native Village of Eyak collected 20,000 pounds of electronics during its annual recycling event May 22-29.

Child welfare compact negotiations fail

Tribal co-signers say their efforts to negotiate with the state of Alaska, as called for in the Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact, have so far failed because the state presented them with unreasonable and unworkable ultimatums.

Alaska Native Heritage Month bill passes Legislature

Legislation to permanently establish November as Alaska Native Heritage Month has passed both houses of the Legislature and now awaits approval from Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

Katie John Day bill passes House

Alaska’s House of Representatives has passed a bill to establish Katie John Day annually on May 31, a tribute to an Athabascan elder whose advocacy of Native rights made her a hero to people around the world.

Resolution speaks to missing, murdered Native women

A resolution designating May 5 as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women, has passed the U.S. Senate.
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