Anchorage Museum

Aaron Leggett from the Anchorage Museum stopped into Morning Line on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, to talk with Danny Preston about "Aiviq and Nanuq: Sea Horse and Sea Bear of the North," an exhibit depicting the walrus and the polar bear.

The museum's curator for Alaska history and culture Leggett says the exhibit looks at the connection humans have to the polar bear and the walrus.

Alex France is a graphics and digital media designer from the Anchorage Museum. She says the theme for Design Week (Monday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Sept. 15) at the museum is "design is a way of thinking, a way of looking at the world."


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Our guest on Our Community today is Nils Andreassen, Executive Director of the Institute of the North, the entity partnering with the Anchorage Museum to host the North by North Summit and Festival 

Andreassen says the festival puts the focus on the North by Northerners - addressing the concerns and celebrating strengths through our own unique perspectives as  Northern people, as well as sharing solutions with the world.  

Andreassen says Sustainable Development goals are a focal point for the Institute of the North with 

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Our Guest today on Our Community, Dr. EJ R David, has authored close to two-dozen publications - but says his most recent book, "We Have Not Stopped Trembling Yet: Letters to my Filipino-Athabascan Family" is truly his most personal one.  

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Our guest this morning on Our Community is Yaari Walker, who will be speaking at an event tonight at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, called Urban Homesteading 101, Whale Harvest. 

Ms. Walker says she will be emphasizing the importance of the bowhead whale tonight, and passing along wisdom she learned from her Elders: "Aghvehniiq megnunaghllagtuq - Bowhead Whaling is very Sacred."   Walker also said she learned from those traditions that there comes a time to come together and work together.