Tripp J Crouse, KNBA - Anchorage
Biden reauthorizes Violence Against Women Act empowering tribes to prosecute non-Native perpetrators
The reauthorization includes language that empowers tribes to prosecute non-Native perpetrators of child violence, sexual violence, sex trafficking, stalking and other crimes.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is a federal law that is used in Native child adoption cases.
The name Chickaloonies comes from what Macheras’ mom called all the “crazy kids from Chickaloon.”
Sophia Tetoff recently became the first Alaska Native person to be brought back to Alaska for burial after dying at the Carlisle boarding school. Advocates like Lauren Peters, who is a relative of Tetoff, are hoping more children can be brought home.
This fall, students can take a course in Unangam Tunuu — the Unangax̂ language — at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
George Fox was killed in action in Ardea, Rome, Italy — just three days before the American forces took possession of the city on June 4, 1944. He’s the only known Aleut/Unangax̂ soldier killed in action during World War II.
131-year-old fish plant, other Alaska sites to be considered for national historical places registry
Also up for consideration: name changes for geographic landmarks like the Suicide Peaks near Anchorage.
One of the criticisms of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act is that it puts a huge burden of proof on Tribes, which may not have access to the necessary records.
In early 2021, the Harvard Peabody Museum issued a statement apologizing for its reluctance working with tribes to return some remains and funerary object
A federally recognized Tribe in the Ahtna region of the Copper River area hopes to buy more than 450 acres of its traditional homeland and return it to the Tribe to allow residents to use fish wheels on the Copper River.
An Anchorage man was sentenced to five years probation after being found guilty of illegally marketing items he sold as being made by an Alaska Native artist.
Galanin, who is Tlingit and Unangax̂, also works as a carver, engraver and visual artist. He is based in Sitka, Alaska.
A federal judge temporarily stopped the sale of a National Archives building in Seattle, Washington.
The archives building houses a collection that includes historical documents and records for 272 federally recognized tribes in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
The facility houses an immense collection of historical documents and records, including records about Alaska and the Indigenous peoples of the area.
E.B. Scrooge is a successful CEO of a Native corporation subsidiary in an unnamed town. And he hates Christmas.
Alaska Rep. Don Young introduced the legislation in response to the Census Bureau's decision to shorten the counting season.
The 2020 annual convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives will go virtual out of safety concerns over coronavirus. The decision was announced Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in a news release from AFN.
The Public Safety Advisory Commission examines public safety issues and advises the mayor and city assembly.
The PBS televisions show “Molly of Denali” was selected for a George Foster Peabody Award in the children’s and youth category this week.