Anchorage Museum opens major show focused on Dena'ina Athabascan culture

On Sunday, Sept. 15, the Anchorage Museum opened "Dena'inaq' Huch'ulyeshi: The Dena'ina Way of Living," the first major exhibition ever presented about the Dena'ina Athabascan people.The exhibit includes film, life-size...
Class takes a walk through Dena'ina history

...prehistoric cultural heritage sites of the Dena'ina people who thrived on the Kenai Peninsula...depressions and underground cold storage pits the Dena'ina used to freeze and keep salmon over...are easy to find, few other artifacts of Dena'ina existence are readily available...
Police and Fire dispatches for June 7, 2015

...stolen from Concrete Way. It was later recovered. Police are investigating.? At 3:02 p.m. Friday, 45-year-old Dena Springs was arrested for larceny in the 8100 block of Glacier Highway after taking $223.91 worth of merchandise without paying...
New Kenai Wildlife Refuge visitor center opens

...Another change is that the new identification plaques give the name of each of the exhibit's mounted animals in both English and Dena'ina."The staff that worked on it said, from day one, that that was really important, to show respect to that culture...
Photo: AFN 2014: Convention Song

Josie Henry, left, in black, and her children sing Christian songs in the lobby of the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center during the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in Anchorage on Friday. The family...
Man strives to be fluent in Dena'inaq'

...reminder of the lifestyle and while so much Dena'ina heritage left this site after colonization...conversation, Ross gains on his goal to be a fluent Dena'ina speaker. Only a handful of Natives fluent in Dena'inaq' - about 25, he estimated - remain...
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Kings in cycle: Salmon populations follow patterns of boom and bust

Dena'ina tradition holds that each spring when the Golden Crowned Sparrow warbles...River has exploded in both popularity and controversy. However, just as the Dena'ina were not the first in the Cook Inlet to exploit salmon - evidence suggests...
A gift of land, music and food

...drifted out across the crowds during the second day of the 2014 Dena'ina Potlatch Pow-wow, held June 7-8 at Eklutna Native...right thing "putting the land back to where it belongs, to the Dena'ina people."But it was more than food, a land donation...
Board of Game meeting scheduled in Achorage

The Alaska Board of Game will meet March 14-18 in Anchorage at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, located at 600 West 7th Avenue, according to a release from the Alaska Department of Fish...
Board names 2014 AFN theme, dates the Alaska Federation of Natives Board of Directors as the theme for the 2014 convention, to be held Oct. 23-25 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage. "At this year's Convention we heard many presenters calling for unity in the Native Community...


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