UAF project documents Native hunting knowledge

Alaska Native people have been living with and harvesting marine mammals for millennia. Now, as the climate changes rapidly around them, they are sharing their knowledge with scientists in effort to conserve the...
Run softly but carry a big hiking stick

...and hike accustomed paths and rest along the time-trusted terrain that countless others did moments, months and runners' millennia before us.Nature's course is never laid out to be easy for humans to navigate.Or hard.Nature's course is laid out...
Arctic reverses trend, is warmest in 2 millennia

...the Earth's orbit that caused the region to get less direct sunlight. Indeed, the Arctic had been cooling for nearly two millennia before reversing course in the last century and starting to warm as human activities added greenhouse gases to the atmosphere...
Empire Editorial: Climate change - it's 'a thing'

...instance, we Alaskans can continue to enjoy fat king salmon, hefty moose and resources that sustain us in healthy ways for millennia to come. That said, we think many Alaskans would probably agree with the U.S. Senate - there's something to this whole...
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...many efforts, locally, to preserve and perpetuate the Tlingit language, an invaluable part both of Tlingit culture and millennia of knowledge about Southeast Alaska. Lance Twitchell's classes at UAS; Mallory Story, Will Geiger, Richard Radford and...
Mastodons more ancient than previously thought

...crossed over the Bering Isthmus from Asia into North America.Mastodons disappeared from Alaska and Yukon several tens of millennia before the onset of major climatic changes at the end of the last Ice Age 10,000 years ago. However, mastodons did survive...
Symphony review: Warm tones on a frigid night

...conductor Wesley Schulz was entertaining and enlightening enough to make us forget the weather. The first composition, "Millennium Canons" by Kevin Puts, was a real waker-upper! The brasses immediately made their presence known. Tubas, trombones...
'King of Fish' book-dropped around Southeast Alaska

...A press release calls "King of Fish" "an eye-opening book about the shared history of humans and salmon over the last millennium," adding that the book drop " aims to stimulate conversations statewide about salmon."The King of Fish Book Drop is an...
Conductor candidate #2 to lead Juneau Symphony this weekend

...American Brilliance. They range from a little known new work, "Millennium Canons" by Kevin Puts? to George Gershwin's famous composition...musical director. The five-piece program begins with "Millennium Canons" by Puts, a young composer from New York who won...
Herring search spans millennia

Southeast Alaska's Pacific herring populations seem to be on the rebound, but even in fisheries regarded as healthy, some contend herring are significantly depleted from historical levels indicated by archaeological records and cultural memory.


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