It is hoped that raising the Raven totem pole will pay respect to the grievances of the past, restore the T’aak̲u K̲wáan’s ancestral connection to the land, and signal their desire to heal and move forward, culture intact.
A 39-year-old woman with a gun put an elementary school in the Valley on alert Thursday. About 11:44 a.m., Juneau police were called to the Riverbend Apartments after receiving a report of the woman who was said to be distraught and had a firearm on her, according to a news release.
The Kennedy-Lugar YES Program was was created in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks to bridge religious and cultural barriers. A pair of Muslim YES exchange students report a warm welcome in Juneau as the federally funded program enters its seventh year — despite uncertainty over its fate under the Trump administration.