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Articles with keyword "Alaska"

David Igler

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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

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Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

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Thaw of the Ice Curtain

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

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A Living Heritage

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

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Alaska’s Ira Perman

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

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Keeping Connected

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

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From Battlefield to Bungalow

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

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Making Meta Connections

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

Sea-otter hunt, Alaska, 1910

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A Company Town

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

Photograph of Fort Ross

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Russian Dreams of an American Colony

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