A new addition to Juneau Afternoon, this show and associated language lessons seek to open the radio waves to Tlingit language use and normalization. This program is made possible by a creative partnership between KTOO, University of Alaska Southeast, Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, Sealaska Heritage Institute, Tlingit & Haida, and the Alaska Humanities Forum. Host X̱ʼunei Lance Twitchell and co-hosts talk about weather, news, stories, Tlingit culture and more, entirely in the Tlingit language, during this one-hour program. Episodes and segments will broadcast as part of Juneau Afternoon and will be made available on the KTOO website.
Episode 1: Lingít Aaní Káa Kei Nas.áx̱ Haa Yoo X̱ʼatángi (Our Language Is Sounding Off on Tlingit Land)
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- Hundreds turned out for the annual Christmas gathering at the Governor's Mansion.
- But experts say the details of what the Dunleavy administration proposes will be important.
- The Alaska State Troopers plan — which includes transferring dispatchers in Ketchikan, Wasilla and Soldotna — was the subject of much concern at a recent assembly meeting in Ketchikan.
- According to a report by the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center, the hiker was alone Saturday when he was caught in an avalanche near the Blueberry Loop trail and fully buried before he was able to kick his legs free.