Community-Focused Gardening Takes Root In Alaska

By Meghan Sullivan, Indian Country Today. -

Alaska is cold. With temperatures below freezing from October to April, it has some of the longest winters in the country. And the terrain can be challenging: rocky islands with scant soil. [...]

Alaska Legislation Would Finally Recognize The Existence Of Tribes

By Joaqlin Estus, Newsmaven.io -

‘This bill is simply honoring and recognizing our Alaska people that have been here since time immemorial, an ancient people with an ancient past, a proud people’ A bill before the Alaska House [...]

Alaska Becomes First State To Allow Public Use Establishments

By Staff, Norml.org -

Juneau, AK: Officials with the Alaska's Marijuana Control Board have issued their first-ever permits to retailers who wish to allow customers to consume cannabis on the premises. While a handful [...]

Young Indigenous Activists Lead Climate Justice Action In Alaska

By Tripp J Crouse, Hcn.org -

“We do not want to stop our ways of life. That’s why we’re here.” Seventeen-year-old Quannah Chasing Horse’s voice broke as she stood on stage in front of a sea of delegates at the Alaska [...]

Tlingit Carvers Create ‘Shaming Totem’ Of Trump And Alaska Governor Dunleavy

By Frank Hopper, Newsmaven.io -

The pole supports the effort to recall Dunleavy, who would rather balance the state budget by cutting benefits to the poor than reduce a tax credit to big oil companies. Did the Tlingit “shaming” [...]

Congress Opens Alaska Wildlife Refuge To Drilling, But Roadblocks Remain

By Sabrina Shankman, insideclimatenews.org -

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could soon be open to drilling, thanks to the tax bill passed by Congress this week, but one key question remains: Once oil companies can drill in the refuge, [...]

Alaska Climate Impact: Collapsing Mountains, Shattered Lives

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - The impacts of anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) across Alaska are devastating to witness. In late June, due to glaciers melting at unprecedented rates, the [...]

Dahr Jamail | Alaskans Witness Collapsing Mountains, Shattered Lives

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - The impacts of anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) across Alaska are devastating to witness. In late June, due to glaciers melting at unprecedented rates, the [...]

Alaska First State To Rename Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By Staff, www.indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com -

By Staff of ICTMN - This October 12 was momentous in Alaska, both Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed proclamations declaring the second Monday of October to be [...]