Alaska native

State Senate unanimously recognizes Alaska Native ‘linguistic emergency’

The Alaska Senate voted Wednesday 20-0 in favor of a resolution declaring a “linguistic emergency” for Alaska Native languages, ending almost a week of debate… Continue reading


Ninilchik launches Homer-Kenai bus service

Western Kenai Peninsula residents can now get to Homer, Kenai or Ninilchik by shuttle, courtesy of the Ninilchik Traditional Council. The tribal government, based in… Continue reading


New Kenaitze executive director envisions active tribal engagement

Although it’s a new office and staff, taking the job as the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s CEO is in some ways a homecoming for Bart Garber.… Continue reading


Alaska Native graduation rates rise

Graduation rates for Native Alaskan students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District continue to rise, with 91 percent of Native students graduating in fiscal… Continue reading

Hard work: Tanning a moosehide

Helen Dick looks on at Joel Isaak’s moose skin as the two begin tanning a moosehide in the Raven Plaza outside of the Dena’ina Wellness… Continue reading

Kenaitze tribe to host edible and medicinal plant conference

Experts on medicinal uses of the plants growing in woods and meadows throughout the Kenai Peninsula will be sharing their knowledge this weekend at the… Continue reading