Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get an update on UAS activities with Katie Bausler: UAS Honors Symposium next week concluding with a presentation by Miriam Khan, author of Tahiti Beyond the Postcard: Power, Place and Everyday Life;
We’ll talk with Elaine Schroeder, one of AWARE’s 4 Women of Distinction this year;
Mary Lou Gerbi will offer a preview of her Friday Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Visitor Center on Mary Joyce, who ran the Taku River Lodge and went on a 1,000 mile solo dog drive back in the early days of Southeast Alaska;
And we’ll get the details about Saturday’s LGBTQIA Town Meeting from Lauren Tibbitts-Travis
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- 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.