Stories of Self

Reflecting on moments of personal growth, discovery, and learning to care

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Time Capsules a world of disappearing digital evidence

Essay by Mary Katzke

Master Sergeant Turk Younkins

Emotional Battlefield

Memories of war are woven into the fabric of some military families, leaving one Alaskan to realize he was cut from the same cloth as his grandfather.

Essay by Joe Yelverton

Riley's Cabin, by John Hagen

What You See is What I Saw

John Hagen, Expressionist And Documentarian

Profile by Rosanne Pagano

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It's Complicated

Indra Arriaga Delgado’s painting is an act of thinking through the untold.

Essay by Indra Arriaga Delgado




Magnetic North: Governor William "Bill" Sheffield, Jr.

Magnetic North is a documentary film series that explores the personality and character of Alaskans whose actions and ideas have shaped the history, spirit, and values of our state. The films are written and directed by Marla Williams. Learn more about Magnetic North here



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How are you creative?

A conversation guide and springboard developed in partnership with the Alaska State Council on the Arts.

Alaska Humanities Forum

The Alaska Humanities Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that designs and facilitates experiences to bridge distance and difference – programming that shares and preserves the stories of people and places across our vast state, and explores what it means to be Alaskan.

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