Please reload

Follow Us

October 8, 2017

Thank you to the Alaska Historical Society for publishing this excerpt from a presentation I gave for the State Museum’s Summer series on August 6, 2017.

 Hoonah Women weaving baskets (undated). Alaska State Library Historical Collections.

What would we do if in the year...

September 21, 2014

September 19 Evening at Egan, Juneau, Alaska

 

One reason that many people don’t understand why cultural appropriation is damaging is that they don’t see it as part of a much larger context of cultural violations--the seizure of land, prohibitions on speaking Native lang...

August 3, 2014

Years ago when I lived among the redwoods in a tiny cabin in a place called Loma Mar for what seems now no more than an instant yet longer than even a lifetime, my mother and the sons who were with me lived in the main house, which a fire had almost destroyed some mont...

August 1, 2014

My grandmother was always a tough old woman ready for any challenge. Even after my mother and I left Alaska, even after we heard news of her death, even after I sat for hours with her memory, recreating the years she fed me soup and told me stories and washed my clothe...

May 1, 2013

In the part of the world that is Lingit Aani – Southeast Alaska – the histories and the futures of the people and the salmon are woven together.

 

The original people of this part of the world count their histories by the movement of the glaciers. Along with the movement...

Please reload

  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

August 3, 2014

August 1, 2014

Please reload

Recent Posts
Search By Tags
Featured Posts

49 Writers World Tour of Southeast Alaska with Sherry Simpson

September 21, 2014

1/4
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

FOLLOW ME

  • Facebook Classic

© 2023 by SAMANTA JONES. Proudly created with Wix.com