Alaska Native

Howard Luke Remembered

Sep 25, 2019
Sarah McConnell

Athabascan elder Howard Luke, who died at the age of 95 last weekend, is being remembered and celebrated by a wide web of family and friends. KUAC’s Dan Bross attended one several gatherings held this week which brought together people touched by Luke’s kindness and wisdom.

FNSB School District

The Fairbanks North Star Borough School board has advanced a resolution that would makes it district policy to allow cultural attire to be worn at school graduation ceremonies. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

More Than Adventure

Sep 6, 2019
Ricko DeWilde

An Interior man is one of the stars of a popular reality TV show about rural Alaska life. Ricko (REEK-o) DeWilde (de-WILD) shares his family’s subsistence lifestyle on National Geographic's: “Life Below Zero”. As KUAC's Dan Bross reports, DeWilde is Alaska Native and grew up living off the land with his parents and siblings in a remote area of the Western Interior.

Alaska’s statistics for murder and sexual assault show Native women as the most victimized demographic. Survivors and families say racism prevents cases from being properly investigated.

A rally yesterday in Fairbanks drew a crowd concerned about missing and murdered Native women.

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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