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Alaska sees first two transgender women elected to office

Kathy Ottersten and Liz Lyke recently took positions as elected officials during the past municipal election.

Alaskans reject anti-transgender ‘bathroom bill’

Fifty-three percent of voters in Anchorage, Alaska voted on Prop 1 a citizen initiative that would have required transgender people to use public restrooms corresponding to the gender on their birth certificates

Study finds people given basic income are likely to keep working

Once it is further reviewed, this data could potentially convince those on the fence that UBI is, at the very least, worth investigating with small, U.S.-based trials. It at least opens up the discussion by suggesting that, even when people receive supplemental income from the government, their drive to work doesn't simply dissipate.

Inuit culture emerges in the Arctic

The Inuit are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting Inuit Nunangat, the regions of Greenland, Canada, and Alaska

Dorset culture emerges in modern-day Canada and Alaska

The Dorset was a Paleo-Eskimo culture, lasting from 500 BC to between 1000 and 1500 AD, that followed the Pre-Dorset and preceded the Inuit in the Arctic of North America.