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Articles with keyword "Alaska"



Telling Stories on the Ground

The Yup'ik tradition of storyknifing continues.

Nina Kemppel

In Focus

Nina Kemppel Came Home to Lead Alaska Humanities Forum

The humanities have a big impact on Alaskan life.

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.