In Kake, a Tlingit village of roughly 500 people in Southeast, the basketball program has expanded in a big way. And it’s making a difference not only in how the players see the sport, but themselves as well.
The Women’s March on Washington is coordinating buses to Washington D.C. to protest the inauguration. It’s inspiring marches around Alaska. One will be held in Sitka on Saturday (01-21-17). And while organizers say the march is more about giving voices to issues locals care about, other don’t see it that way.
Alyssa London is a contestant for this year’s Miss Alaska pageant. She owns her own business selling Southeast Alaska Native Giftboxes she makes out of cedar and overlays with Tlingit designs cut from copper.