Dr.Elaine Schroeder talks with Ben Didrikson about the impact of historical trauma on Alaskan Natives. Just what is “historical trauma”? Can the traumatic experiences of our ancestors impact our lives today — and how? Is there scientific proof? Explore these and other questions with Dr. Schroeder and her guest on “mind over matter” Mon. March 11 at 7pm on KTOO.
- The Ketchikan School Board approved a new policy Wednesday establishing programs to help reduce child abuse and sexual assault. There was no discussion before the unanimous roll-call vote in favor of the policy, which calls for age-appropriate information for students in all grade levels to teach about appropriate conduct, and resources available for students.
- The United Fishermen of Alaska is working on a project to figure out what issues the salmon fleet is concerned about – and how to reach them.
- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.