Yaadachoon is a 20-foot aluminum sculpture of a traditional Tlingit canoe that was installed in downtown Juneau in late 2021.
Indigenous people across Alaska used grass to weave baskets that are both masterpieces of art and useful tools.
Whether it’s shopping, surfing, birding, or another activity, here are some of the best places to indulge while you travel through Alaska.
Tsimshian artist David Robert Boxley of Metlakatla carved totems to guard the newest veterans memorial cemetery in Alaska’s southernmost town.
These five sites are good places to shop and rest assured knowing you’re supporting Alaska Native artists.
Alaska Native artist James Kivetoruk (Kivitauraq) Moses’ life fed into the scenes immortalized in his famous paintings.
Crystal Worl is an owner of Trickster Company, a Juneau-based business that features Alaska Native design, artwork, and jewelry.
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.
In 2009, a 500-year-old artifact was discovered on the beach outside of Quinhagak, Alaska, opening the door to the most productive archaeological dig in Arctic history with 60,000 artifacts recovered so far. In 2009, the site was 50 feet from the ocean. Today it is ten. To help: gofundme.com/nunalleq For more info: nunalleq.wordpress.com/ Children of the Dig is a Branstetter Film production produced in collaboration with the Nunnaleq Project, Qanirtuuq, Inc., the Village of Quinhagak, and the University of Aberdeen with support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council. A Branstetter Film, 2018, all rights reserved.