Tune into the Alaska Identity Project on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Host Adrien Lopez will interview the Executive Director of the Marine Exchange of Alaska and Retired U.S. Coast Guard Captain, Ed Page (7:00 – 7:30 PM), and then in the second half of the show talk with Mike Bell, Director of the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Center for Mine Training (7:30 – 8:00 PM).
- Alaska Native people gather before Alaska Day in Sitka to share knowledge and to heal.
- When you toss a candy wrapper in the trash in five Southeast Alaska communities, you’re sending it on a thousand-mile journey to a Lower 48 landfill.
- The Canadian DJ collective is playing Centennial Hall with Woosh.ji.een Dance Group. They combine traditional Pow Wow songs with elements of hip-hop to promote inclusivity and representation of First Nations peoples.
- It’s not clear whether independent Gov. Bill Walker will run in the primary. A campaign spokesperson said Walker could not comment because it is a pending legal matter to which the state is a party.