Tag Archives: Susan Malutin

Descendants Gather to Welcome Chirikof Ancestors Home

The boxes of remains transported from Anchorage to the Kodiak state airport. The ancestral remains are packed within many different layers, including various boxes, for safety. Kayla Desroches/KMXT

Father Innocent Dresdow performs service on the remains in the room where they’re being kept, in a lower level of the Alutiiq Museum. Photo by April Laktonen Counceller / Alutiiq Museum Kayla Desroches/KMXT After years of work, ancestral remains from a 19th century settlement on Chirikof Island have returned home. In the 1960s, archaeologists removed the bones from Chirikof, which ... Read More »

Alutiiq Museum Turns Children’s Book Into Interactive Tale

The cover of "Yaaki" by Hanna Sholl. Photo courtesy of the Alutiiq Museum

The cover of “Yaaki” by Hanna Sholl. Photo courtesy of the Alutiiq Museum Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak is bringing Alutiiq children’s books into the electronic sphere. The Alutiiq Museum paired up with partners both here and abroad to turn the books into apps for the iPhone and other Apple devices. Molly Odell, project manager at the Alutiiq Museum, says she’s been ... Read More »

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