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. Also: The Juneau summer tourism outlook. Some hopeful signs. An update on the “Pour the…
State of Our Herring
In this newscast: Petersburg is among the top hotspots for COVID-19 cases in the country, according to the New York Times; The National Transportation Safety Board has opened up an investigation into the disappearance of the helicopter piloted by former tribal health executive Andy Teuber; Sealaska Heritage Institute and the luxury retailer Neiman Marcus have settled a lawsuit over a coat the company sold; Alaska is preparing for its first elections under a new system green-lit by voters last year; Officials at the Alaska Volcano Observatory have raised the alert level after a small explosion was recorded at a remote volcano.
Because forests like the Tongass hold onto carbon, they can serve as a buffer for increasing greenhouse gas emissions.
The prison system can be a revolving door for people trapped in a cycle of incarceration. This documentary follows three inmates’ in Juneau, Alaska, from the moment they walk out the prison gates. They all face obstacles – getting a job, finding housing and fighting addiction — and share their first-hand experiences and insights. While…
As local, regional and state officials worked to solve the issue, the community of roughly 800 people was without running water and had to conserve power, relying on back-up generators while power was slowly restored.
The state Department of Transportation closed the road to all traffic as they tried to set loose the unstable snowpack on the mountainside above the road.
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