Alaska steambath culture predates Western contact. Steambaths were a place for healing. Many rural cabins still have saunas.
Like stories of elves in Scandinavia or Menehune in Hawaii, indigenous Alaskans have stories of little people.
Jacob Anagi Adams, a lifelong leader who helped shape some of northern Alaska’s most important organizations, died in September 2020 at the age of 73.
Abel Ryan, a member of the Laxiboo clan of Metlakatla, is a Tsimshian artist and teacher who has worked in wood carving, metal engraving, painting, drum making, and other art forms.
Chilkat blanket weaving is an important part of northwest coast culture. The stylized designs broadcast the wearer’s kin-group and social identity.
Princess Daazhraii Johnson is the creative producer for Molly of Denali, an animated children’s show that follows 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl who helps her parents…
Alice Qannik Glenn is a podcaster and one of three creators of Native Time. Photo by Serine Reeves. Three Millennial Alaskans teamed up to create a new platform…
Alaska Native elder stories are preserved through the Tanana Chiefs Conferece video series, Legacy of our Elders, which profiles elders in 30-minute videos.
Golga Oscar, a Yup’ik artist from Kasigluk, blends traditional and contemporary material. He made a sealskin medicine bag over a month during the pandemic.