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Governor's awards ceremony set for Jan. 29 in Juneau

...Campus Director, University of Alaska Mat-Su College, PalmerAnnette Evans Smith, President and CEO, Alaska Native Heritage Center, AnchorageDr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director, University of Alaska Museum of the North, FairbanksAllison Warden...
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

Juneau-based nonprofit Sealaska Heritage Institute has been formally honored for its contributions to the arts in Alaska with a 2015 Governor's Award for the Arts and Humanities.
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

...panels - can be seen at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. and the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, among other places, and is held in the private collections of dignitaries including the king...
Master carver urges young artists to do their formline 'homework'

...known for his dugout canoes, which are on view at the Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples in Japan and the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage. Examples of his work in Juneau include a 25-foot totem pole ("Our Grandchildren's House" in the...
Hands-on learning

...Southeast in Juneau, the Yaadaas Crest Pole at Sitka National Historical Park in Sitka, and a house post at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, the brothers have already reached a point where they can lead apprenticeships of their own...
My Turn: Clearing 'New Pathways'

...of the humanities, including artistic, civic, cultural, historical and intellectual endeavors.? The Alaska Native Heritage Center, located in Anchorage, is a cultural hub engendering the active creation of art, while also providing permanent...
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

...his third-grade class.Last month it was Joseph who was teaching apprentices how to make such hooks at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. He was also working on a new war helmet at the center's Southeast site.After his talk about battle gear...
Expert: Westboro Baptist protesters unlikely to show

...despite their announcements to do so.The Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka has announced plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center and ChangePoint, a nondenominational church, both in Anchorage on June 1.Southern Poverty Law Center senior...
They're speaking Alutiiq in Anchorage

...flow to it."The Anchorage Alutiiq language speakers and learners meet every Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. on the Alaska Pacific University campus. They plan to hold a potluck on March 8 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage
Bill making 20 Native languages official advances

...own language," said Nageak, the only Alaska Native language speaker in the Legislature.According to the Alaska Native Heritage Center, 19 of Alaska's 21 indigenous languages are endangered of becoming extinct. Though roughly 10,000 still...
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