Tripp J Crouse, KNBA - Anchorage
A settlement will allow a descendant of the Cherokee Nation to wear some religious Native regalia while serving time in Alaska.
A Southeast Alaska tribe has taken the initial steps to begin creating their own tribal court.
When the homelands of indigenous groups straddle the border between U.S. and Canada, traveling back and forth becomes an immigration issue. You might think the countries would have similar policies, but it isn’t that easy. One U.S.-born Tsimshian teacher is caught in the mess, fighting to legally stay and work in her ancestral homeland in British Columbia.
A weaving presentation displayed blankets, aprons and other items made by practicing artisans from Southeast Alaska and British Columbia. About 50 people attended the presentation Wednesday by weavers and weaving historians in the Shuka Hit clan house in the Walter Soboleff Building. Listen now
A group of paddlers and their canoes have finished their weeklong journey to Juneau. They traveled from Ketchikan, Sitka, Kake, Angoon, Hoonah, Yakutat — even Canada for Celebration. Listen now
The new owners of Icy Strait Brewing are busy remodeling a new location for the Hoonah microbrewery. They hope to open in time for the first cruise ship scheduled to dock on May 12. Listen now
Etsy says it’s moving away from local and national laws — such as the U.S. Endangered Species Act — and toward international standards. But that means it’s excluding items made by Alaska Native artists that might use walrus ivory or certain animal pelts. Listen now
Early-rising Alaskans and night owls will be treated Wednesday morning to a celestial trifecta: a super blue blood moon, the first in about 150 years. Listen now
It only takes a second for a sexual predator to turn your night – and your world – upside down. One advocate likens date rapists to predators stalking prey in the wild: they try to pick out the youngest, the weakest, the loners. But the truth is anyone can be a target of sexual assault. Listen now
A grand jury indicted two Juneau men each on one count of second-degree murder in the death of Jerry Dillivan. Dillivan was 25 when he was killed in 1995. Listen now
A family friend and neighbor of the Utah woman who was killed aboard a cruise ship off Alaska’s coast last week is raising money for her three daughters. Listen now
Federal authorities are charging a Utah man in the murder of his wife aboard a cruise ship in Southeast Alaska. Listen now
The FBI is investigating the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman who died aboard the Emerald Princess cruise ship in Southeast Alaska. Listen now
The 2020 dollar coin honoring Elizabeth Peratrovich will either have a literal image of the Alaska Native civil rights leader on it, or a Raven holding a key — a symbol of her Tlingit Raven moiety and her role in agitating for an anti-discrimination law. Listen now
A bear likely was just following its nose when it walked into a Lemon Creek business on Friday. Listen now
The business publication Kiplinger is reporting that Juneau tops the list of small cities with the highest concentration of households with the proverbial big bucks. Juneau has 1,109 millionaire households out of a total of 12,986.
In 2013, Congress authorized the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to establish a national veterans memorial for Natives. The Alaska community consultations of that national effort wrapped last week. Listen now
The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Tuesday approved a bill, S.722, that would make Native tribes eligible for Amber Alert grants. Listen now
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