Aaron Leggett, Paul Ongtooguk, Edgar Blatchford and Carl Wassilie discuss Alaska Native corporations and their shareholders. The discussion will primarily focus on Alaska Natives who feel disenfranchised and cheated because they do not have a formal relationship with any Native corporation due to the time of their birth and inheritance rules.
This event was recorded at the UAA Campus Bookstore and was podcast on Aug. 5, 2013.
In this podcast, writers Kris Farmen and Martha Amore come together to read and discuss their stories in “Weathered Edge,” published by Vered Publishing & Design House, based in Anchorage, Alaska. Vered Mares, publisher of the book, contributed comments about third writer Buffy McKay’s story.
In Kris Farmen’s ‘Edge of Somewhere,’ Alaska surfers mingle with sharks in Australia. In ‘Weathered In,’ by Martha Amore, Anchorage is the backdrop for her story: “The day we were to move to Eagle River, I woke up to the sound of a woman screaming.”
This event was recorded at the UAA Campus Bookstore on July 24, 2013.
In his latest work, ‘Moved by a Mountain,” photographer Tom Reed explores the questions”
“How and why are humans inspired by mountain views?”
His book includes many profound quotes on the subject and has been described as a thought-provoking, and aesthetically-arresting book.
It features 23 full-page black and white photos of mountains and glaciers taken from author’s cabin. It also contains 21 smaller photos. Text describes finding the land and building the cabin in the company of so many beautiful mountains.
This event was recorded at the UAA Campus Bookstore on July 22, 2013.
In this talk at the UAA Campus Bookstore, Freeburg shares stories about living with volcanoes, Katmai, and Alaska geology.
Freeburg has been a photographer for 40 years. He holds a BFA and a MA in photography and drawing from Minnesota State University Mankato, and a MFA in photography from the University of Iowa.
For 22 years, he lived and worked in Alaska as a professor of art at the University of Alaska, Kenai Peninsula College where he directed the art program and curated 153 exhibitions in the campus art gallery that now bears his name.
He has given 90 lectures at community, statewide and national venues with the most recent topic being, ‘The Artist and The Wilderness, the Valley of 10,000 Smokes.’
He is currently the director of the Sawhill Gallery at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
This event was recorded at the UAA Campus Bookstore on July 17, 2013.