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Articles with keyword "Alaska"

David Igler


Sea Captains Changed the Pacific World. David Igler Explains How.

Western Americanist and native Californian David Igler on sea captains who sought their fortunes

photo of a dog-sled team


Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak


Thaw of the Ice Curtain

Stories from both sides of the Bering Sea come together in a new exhibition.


A Living Heritage

Alaskan natives reflect on Russian colonization and indigenous identity in a new exhibition.

In Focus

Alaska’s Ira Perman

The Alaska council's director is bridging urban and native cultures.


Keeping Connected

State humanities councils take to the airwaves to tell their stories.


From Battlefield to Bungalow

Easy-to-assemble structures find a place in the twenty-first century.


Making Meta Connections

Nineteen institutions combine resources to give a view of the American Northwest.

Sea-otter hunt, Alaska, 1910


A Company Town

Alaska's sea-otter hunting left records of village life.

Photograph of Fort Ross


Russian Dreams of an American Colony

Fort Ross on California's rocky coast contained an oasis of Russian refinement.