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.
Native Alaskans revere their past, present, future.
[by Steve Quin]
Nathan Jackson, Carver from Brad Hillwig on Vimeo.