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Once forbidden, Alaska’s Native languages now official state languages

Once forbidden, Alaska’s Native languages now official state languagesWhen American missionaries began arriving in Alaska in the 1880s, it was the beginning of a very dark era for Alaska Natives around the state.

AFN president publicly criticizes Parnell for appealing subsistence rights case

AFN president publicly criticizes Parnell for appealing subsistence rights caseKitka asked convention delegates if it mattered to them that a candidate for public office has actively attacked subsistence rights.

Tanana youth speak out against sexual assault, marijuana legalization

Tanana youth speak out against sexual assault, marijuana legalizationThe group’s message is still the same: they don’t always feel safe or cared for and they want that to change, but now they’re also taking a stand against marijuana legalization.

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclear

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclearMeanwhile, several long-standing Nugget Mall businesses were forced to relocate to make room for the national chain

AFN president: Scheduling error canceled Sullivan-Mallott forum, not Sullivan

AFN president: Scheduling error canceled Sullivan-Mallott forum, not SullivanThe president of the Alaska Federation of Natives says Republican lieutenant governor candidate Dan Sullivan is not skipping out on a convention election forum as a press release from the Alaska Democratic Party claims.

Theft case dropped against former Sealaska executive

Theft case dropped against former Sealaska executiveBob Loescher was accused of theft for use of funds devoted to Southeast subsistence rights

AFN drafts resolutions supporting Begich and Walker, opposing marijuana legalization

AFN drafts resolutions supporting Begich and Walker, opposing marijuana legalizationAlaska’s largest Native organization will vote on candidate endorsements Saturday morning.

JDHS senior accused of hazing speaks out

JDHS senior accused of hazing speaks outAdam Empson unsuccessfully appealed his disciplinary suspension and maintains he was not involved in a May paddling incident.

The end of the Juneau School District budget committee?

The end of the Juneau School District budget committee?The school board started work Tuesday on a plan for putting together the district's next budget.

Weigh in on seven initiatives guiding Juneau’s economic future

Weigh in on seven initiatives guiding Juneau’s economic future"If people have a particular passion for affordable housing or for workforce training or providing childcare, these are all things that people will have an opportunity to talk about," Sarah Bronstein says.