Highlights from the Alaska Historical Society’s annual conference in Nome- Including a peek inside the offices of the Nome Nugget!

Greetings! We have recently returned from the Alaska Historical Society’s annual conference in held in Nome, Alaska, between September 12-15. While in Nome, the Society held the opening reception, presentations, lectures, and poster sessions throughout Old St. Joe’s community meeting room, the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum, and the Northwest Campus of the University ofContinue reading “Highlights from the Alaska Historical Society’s annual conference in Nome- Including a peek inside the offices of the Nome Nugget!”

Newspaper in Focus: The Eskimo Bulletin

Greetings, all, With the school year underway, now is a good time to focus on school newspapers- with¬† emphasis on one title in particular, the Eskimo Bulletin from Cape Prince of Wales. Of course, as this blog has¬†chronicled, missionary schools forcefully separated Alaska Native children from their families and discouraged their traditions through violent means.Continue reading “Newspaper in Focus: The Eskimo Bulletin”