Alaska Native

The state of Alaska and the Anvik Tribe have signed an historic justice agreement. KUAC's Dan Bross reports.

Alaska Native leaders from across the state have wrapped up a 3 day tribal governance symposium in Fairbanks. KUAC’s Amanda Frank attended a panel discussion on governance and wellness, and has this report.

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Arctic Council

Indigenous peoples of the Arctic don’t want international tensions in the region.

Caroline Herve'

Northern indigenous people have adapted to western style government while retaining a traditional cooperative approach to leadership. That’s the finding of Quebec, Canada based political anthropologist Caroline Herve'.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports on the work of the Herve, who’s currently based at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Local leaders in Fairbanks are again asking for the public’s help in solving the 2013 case of an Alaska Native man found burning inside a downtown Post Office. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

University of Alaska Fairbanks and National Science Foundation

An archeological site southeast of Fairbanks continues to yield information about the Native people who lived along the Tanana River thousands of years ago. The site, first identified in 2005 during reconnaissance for a railroad extension project, has been the subject of major archeological excavation, and Monday researchers announced the discovery of skeletal remains and other materials dating back to the end of the last Ice Age. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports the finds are helping to broaden understanding of Alaska’s early residents.