Vera Starbard is a storyteller with Tlingit and Dena’ina Athabascan heritage. She is a playwright-in-residence at Perseverance Theatre.
Athabascan fiddle music is a staple in interior Alaska. Each November, the Athabascan Fiddle Festival and Gwich’in Fiddle Dance draw fans to Fairbanks.
Alaska Natives have been harvesting salmon for thousands of years. Now that science is revealing more about how fish feel, should humans still eat them?