Bill Overstreet walked into the grocery store, strolled to the salad bar and grabbed a plastic to-go box. Tongs in hand, he scanned the colorful spread – carrots, lettuce, peppers – and began assembling his lunch. Read More
With his sleeves rolled up, Joshua Grosvold clasped the carcass and scraped a spoon across the edge of its spine.
Dabs of meat, still cool from the saltwater a few hundred feet away, Read More
Dena’ina Wellness Center Offers Tobacco Cessation Services
To those who use tobacco but would like to quit, Deb Nyquist has a simple message.
“When you’re ready, we’re here,” Nyquist said. Read More
Talk to a group of adults about going to the dentist, and there’s a good chance at least one in the bunch will admit it gives them anxiety.
But for young children unfamiliar with dentists and the importance of oral health, Read More
More than 120 voting members attended the tribe’s Annual General Council Meeting in October 2015, electing three new members and reelecting two members to fill five open positions on the Executive Council. Read More
A Kenaitze youth group attended an historic gathering in Washington, D.C, in the summer of 2015.
The Gganiłchit Dena’ina (“Stand Up Dena’ina”) Youth Council came together in April when Kenaitze youth accepted the Generation Indigenous Youth Challenge, Read More
No one spotted Santa Claus or his reindeer, but it began to feel a lot like Christmas at the Tyotka’s Elder Center – in September.
That’s because tribal Elders and members of the Youth Council, Read More
Ask Estelle Thomson how she became the Traditional Healer at the Dena’ina Wellness Center, and she shares a defining story.
A few years ago, Thomson was running a massage-therapy business in Anchorage and wanted to learn about alternative medicine. Read More
Estelle Thomson wants to honor the people whose land she lives on. Danielle Self wants to share knowledge with her children. And Bunny Swan Gease wants to make up for lost time. Read More
Wearing latex gloves, Dr. Ripan Malhi opened the cardboard box and peered inside.
There was the human skull, brown, yellow and worn from years in the soil, yet largely intact.
“We could try to extract a tooth, Read More