He’ll talk with Dr. Heidi Connole, new associate professor at the UAS School of Management;
We’ll find out about tonight’s presentation by members of the Juneau Icefield Research Program; students Annika Ord and Scott Braddock will join Program Director Jeff Kavanaugh to tell us about the program in which 15 students hike and ski across the Juneau Icefield from June to August each summer;
Saffron Hayes will come by to give us a preview of the documentary he’s producing telling of his trek through India, Nepal, Kashmir, and back to Juneau;
And Moonshine (Morgan Langham), Happenstance (Daniel Sloan) and Family (Mary Langham) will drop in to give us a preview of tomorrow’s Roustabout Circus performance in the Douglas Community Library building.
(Recording was started a little late, in the middle of the interview with Dr. Cannolle)
- It aims to preserve Alaska Native culture by giving tribes and tribal organizations the ability to oversee local child welfare problems, rather than social workers coming in from outside their communities. That often results in children being removed from their communities.
- Dressed in full Gwich’in regalia, Potts recounted growing up in a modest dirt-floor hunting cabin in Eagle, losing someone close to suicide, and taking the conventions theme of strength in unity to get back to enjoying life again.
- The Juneau School District wants to consolidate its two high school football programs and cheer squads. Superintendent Dr. Mark Miller said at a press conference Thursday afternoon that the decision to send a formal request to the Alaska School Activities Association has been two years in the making.
- Three helmets, two hats, a headdress and a beaded shirt are from as far back as the 1600s to about 1890. They will be stored through the National Park Service, with access being granted to the Tlingit clans.