We’ll talk with Dr. Monica Osborne of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Pepperdine University and Sol Neely of UAS about Dr. Osborne’s presentation as the final event of the Transgenerational Suffering Symposium which has run throughout April at UAS;
Kim Naylor from the Juneau Douglas City Museum will be here along with Alicia Jones, a board member of the Juneau Douglas Little Threater Group to tell us about tomorrow’s Coffee and Collections presentation; The Little Theater is collaborating with the museum to identify members of the acting company in photos and playbills from the group’s 50 years of presenting drama to Juneau;
We’ll meet the McCrea Sisters, this year’s Alaska Folk Festival Dance Artists, and Caroline Oakley, Folk Fest Guest Dance Caller;
We’ll also hear a special edition of Bird Note featuring students from Gustavus, as well as Writer’s Almanac and music from the Folk Fest guest artists.
- That's the conclusion of a study performed as Washington, D.C., rolled out its huge program. The city has one of the largest forces in the country, with some 2,600 officers now wearing cameras.
- A swath of downtown Juneau went dark for about a half hour on Friday morning. AEL&P blamed the outage on unspecified equipment failure in a feeder circuit.
- 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.