Dena'ina language

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

 

Tribe bringing awareness to suicide in community

In 2015, the State of Alaska’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that 44.2 percent of Alaska Native youth felt so sad or hopeless every day… Continue reading

 

Kenai Peninsula Historical Conference sheds light on Russian, Native history

Like the history it examined, the weekend’s history conference at Kenai Peninsula College was many things to many people. For Michael Skinner, who gives summer… Continue reading

 

KPC class takes a walk through Dena’ina history

Alan Boraas took 22 people for an hour-long walk through a thousand years of history Thursday in the woods near Kenai Peninsula College. It’s a… Continue reading

KPC hosts Dena’ina language forum

Four sentences written nearly two centuries ago by a homesick man on a lonely California beach are being used in the efforts to revive the… Continue reading

Kenaitze elders demonstrate traditional moose head use

During Sharon Isaak’s childhood in Soldotna, butchering and processing moose meat was a regular family activity. Though the old bone saws are still in the… Continue reading