This Thursday and Friday, several Alaska organizations are helping deliver 12,000 pounds of donated Bristol Bay sockeye salmon to more than 400 Alaska Native Elders and families in the Anchorage area who were unable to harvest salmon during the 2020 fishing season due to COVID-19. The salmon…

It was a drab and snowy February afternoon when I navigated around a giant tree stump and opened the door to Magpie Artworks, workshop of internationally acclaimed Alaska Native artists Alvin Amason and Perry Eaton — longtime friends who rhapsodize that their studio has ‘everything their wiv…

When then-candidate Donald Trump mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren as ‘Pocahontas’ for claiming Native American ancestry, the image that popped into most people’s minds was that from the 1995 Disney film.

The members of the Co-Op are Alaskan Native men and women who live in the remote villages of Alaska. The opportunity to knit the beautiful Qiviut items by hand allows them to earn a supplementary income to enhance their mostly subsistence lifestyle. The location of the remote villages makes …

There are more than just a few Alaska Native artists who have been gifted at capturing the real heart and soul of Native culture. Some grew up in the villages, some in towns like Anchorage and Fairbanks, but all are equal in stature because they all share one soul – that of their ancestors a…