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Alaska's political world was rocked with the sudden resignation of Byron Mallott, the state's Native lieutenant governor.
From preserving their languages to learning about tattooing, Native youth are keeping their heritage alive.
Thousands are attending the 35th annual Elders and Youth Conference, hosted by the First Alaskans Institute.
The award-winning Native music group is performing in the 49th state for the first time.