Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll find out about December events at the Nugget Mall;
We’ll get a preview of Wednesday’s Mudrooms event;
George Brown will be here with details about Wednesday’s screening of Escape Fire, a film about healthcare;
We’ll talk to Coach John Boucher and Heidi Gray of the Boosters’ Club about the Thunder Mountain High School Softball team’s fuindraisnikgnn activities.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more – all on Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon.
- 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.