Tune into the Alaska Identity Project on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Host Adrien Lopez will interview Amy Gulick, professional photographer and author of Salmon in the Trees: Life in Alaska’s Tongass Rain Forest, a 2010 Independent Publisher Book Award winner (7:00 – 7:30 PM), and then in the second half of the show talk with Lorrie Heagy, the 2011 Alaska Teacher of the Year from Glacier Valley Elementary School in Juneau (7:30 – 8:00 PM).
- Wayne Price thinks if there is going to be a wider healing among Natives in America, the U.S. government needs to apologize for the devastating toll the boarding schools took.
- Alaska’s economic woes are affecting all corners of the state, especially communities that were banking on an Arctic boom.
- The dead included one police officer from a local university. At least nine other people were hurt, including four police officers.
- Studies recommended relocating villages like Newtok, Kivalina and Shishmaref. But more than 10 years later they are still there, with waves getting higher and storms getting stronger.