Native land acknowledgements: Growing importance

Land acknowledgements. A practice meant to show respect for Native peoples and their ongoing relationship to the land, often made at ceremonies or community events.

On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, why Sealaska Heritage Institute believes this practice is growing in popularity. Some advice on how to craft a land acknowledgement. Some of the necessary homework agencies and local organizations might need to do. Why a land acknowledgement is more than just about the land.

Guest: David Sheakley-Early, Sealaska Education Program Manager.

David Sheakley-Early, Education Program Manager for Sealaska Heritage Institute (Photo courtesy of SHI.)



    • The Juneau summer tourism outlook. Once again, businesses are bracing for a season without the big cruise ships. But based on early bookings, there are some hopeful signs. Guest: Liz Perry, President and CEO, Travel Juneau.


Liz Perry, President and CEO of Travel Juneau (Photo: Courtesy of Travel Juneau)


    • An update on the “Pour the Love” campaign. How four Juneau breweries have teamed up to bring disaster relief to Haines. Guests: Ben Barnes, Alaskan Brewery. Matt Barnaby, Barnaby Brewing, Megan Chambers, Forbidden Peak Brewery.


Poster for the “Pour the Love” benefit for Haines disaster relief.

Join KTOO’s Sheli DeLaney for Juneau Afternoon on Friday, March 5, 2021. Live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at, and repeated at 4:00 p.m. on KRNN 102.7.