Emily Schwing, KYUK - Bethel
The first booklet, focused on cloudberries, is part of a larger project that digs into the future of Alaska’s wild berries as the climate warms.
Paleontologists Tony Fiorillo and Yoshitsugu Kobayashi spent many hours considering footprints left behind by at least half a dozen ancient species.
The rocks are exposed along a more than 100-mile stretch of the middle section of the Yukon River, between Galena and Kaltag.
Residents in the region say they've been finding ancient footprints left by giant reptiles their entire lives.
In a single week, the researchers found at least two dozen footprints left by at least five different ancient species.
After dozens of field seasons along the Aleutian chain and on the North Slope, paleontologists will explore new territory along part of the Yukon River.
Newtok's school was also the center of local social events, until a January generator fire. Now residents have nowhere to gather.
A Bureau of Indian Affairs team made a rare visit to Newtok by snowmachine Wednesday, after meeting with tribal council members in Mertarvik.
“Every year it seems to get worse,” said Newtok resident Carolyn George.
A contractor that provided translations of disaster aid documents into Alaska Native languages deemed indecipherable will reimburse FEMA.
FEMA sent ‘unintelligible’ disaster relief information to Alaska Native people impacted by Typhoon Merbok
FEMA hired a California company to translate Typhoon Merbok aid material into Alaska Native languages. But speakers say they aren't accurate.
The agency hopes that the new policy, more specific than its Native American relations policy, will help improve relationships between federal employees and Alaska tribes.
“We’ve never really done anything like this before in this country, particularly for tribes,” said Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland.
Members of an Indigenous people’s council say that federal agencies aren’t doing enough to manage marine mammal populations and subsistence resources across Alaska.
Debate over both resolutions was contentious, and revealed a regional rift among tribes.
After the colors were presented Thursday at the Dena'ina Center, five Indigenous women were met with a standing ovation as they exited the hall.
The federal government rolled out a new Arctic strategy this month, a move welcomed by the Alaska congressional delegation. But it's unclear what it means for residents back in Alaska.
It’s not only hard to get shells in rural Alaska. Outfitters in Anchorage are also having a tough time stocking them.
Alaska tuberculosis rates are nearly four times the national average.
"Ayagnera" was released on March 25. Two days later, it ranked among the top 10 new albums in the worldwide genre on iTunes.