In the News

Now it can be told: Seward’s role in Alaska’s first political payoff scandal (Alaska Dispatch News, 11/24/12)

A statue of Seward in Juneau would also honor painful history in Alaska (Alaska Dispatch News, 5/17/16)

Preserving a scar: Seward statue debate exposes differing views on history (Juneau Empire, 9/27/16)

Why Do You Love Alaska? (Alaska Dispatch News, 12/28/16)

Creating meaning from our shared history in Alaska (News-Miner, 1/2/17)

Let Your Travels Begin in 2017 (LA Times, 1/2/17)

Fodor’s Go List 2017 (Metro US, 1/3/17)

Native Sitka seiners once prospered (Capital City Weekly, 01/25/17)

Myths of the Alaska Purchase (Alaska Dispatch News, 02/23/17)

The treaty that ceded Alaska from Russia to the USA (Peninsula Clarion, 03/18/17)

Musicians honor sesquicentennial (Capital City Weekly, 3/29/17)

150 Years Ago Today, the U.S. Bought Alaska From Russia for $7.2 Million (The Atlantic, 03/30/17)

Why Russia gave up Alaska (Business Insider, 03/30/17)

Deal of ‘the century’: 150 years since the sale of Russian Alaska (TASS, 03/30/17)

Treaty of Cession anniversary commemorations kick off in D.C. (Gray DC, 3/30/17)

Buying Alaska (JSTOR Daily, 03/30/17)

Alaskans and the Treaty of Cession (Peninsula Clarion, 4/1/17)

Russian performer uncovers raw feelings about the Alaska purchase of 1867 (Alaska Dispatch News, 04/03/17)

Author Mike Dunham Publishes Two Biographies On Alaska’s Sesquicentennial (FOX, 04/10/17)

Speaker applies ‘truth and reconciliation’ to Alaska’s colonial history (KCAW, 05/16/17)

Statue makes local appearances (Seward County Independent, 05/24/17)

Many contribute to successful history conference (Peninsula Clarion, 05/31/17)

Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums Presents Sesquicentennial Exhibit (Press Release, 06/12/17)

Alaska’s 150th Anniversary: Still a good deal all these years later (Alaska Business Monthly, 10/01/17)