Be part of the studio audience at KTOO December 20th at 5 p.m. for Forum@360: Living the Language.
The forum features Tlingit speaker and clan leader David Katzeek, UAS Tlingit Language Instructor Marsha Hotch, UAS Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages Lance Twitchell, and linguist Alice Taff.
David Katzeek will share what “Living the Language” means and will elaborate on the power and spirit of the Tlingit language.
Marsha Hotch is speaking on bringing language into the home and will introduce the mentor-apprentice program.
Lance Twitchell will talk about how to create a multilingual community.
And, Alice Taff is highlighting language resources for the community. She’ll demonstrate how to use online tools that already exist.
Forum@360 will be recorded for later broadcast on 360 North statewide TV and KTOO-FM.
Please spread the word to anyone who might be interested – Forum@360, Friday, December 20th, 5 pm at KTOO.
- A bullet struck a Juneau school bus with two students aboard it Wednesday, according to a news release from Juneau Police Department.
- The cast and crew of the American Public Media program “A Prairie Home Companion” cruised to Alaska this summer.
- Skagway School went through a restructuring this year. An influx in students enabled the school to create single-grade classrooms in the elementary school, increase Spanish and music classes, and start an accelerated learning program. It also opened space for three new teachers.
- El Nino has transitioned to below normal sea surface temperatures in the mid-latitude Pacific. If that persists, then the condition known as La Nina, typically results in a colder than normal winter for Alaska.