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Mt. Edgecumbe High School seniors Vance Gregory (Galena) and Nelson Kanuk (Kipnuk), and junior Renee Romer (Kipnuk) discuss their team’s success at last weekend’s Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage.
The Morning Interview
Native Youth Olympics mix tradition, athleticism
The Naa Kahidi Dancers performed at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi on Saturday to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary. The Naa Kahidi Dancers were founded in 1994 by Chuck Miller, who began dancing when he was three years old, in the Sitka Native Education Program. "When I dance, when I put on my regalia, it feels like my ancestors are running through my veins," he said. more