A cultural program adapts Alaska Native village traditions to an urban setting to help youth tap into their culture to improve health outcomes and decrease rates of addiction.
Because Native children represent about 55% of all children in state custody, overturning ICWA would have huge implications for Alaska.
Judge Debra O’Gara says that some states are better than others at adhering to ICWA. “But right now, Alaska, I would say, is not doing so well.”
“Who could ever believe that [ICWA] would be taken away?” one adoptee asks. “Imagining a world where that doesn’t exist is just too, too painful.”
Bartlett’s obstetrics education team began offering monthly support groups for mothers in February of 2021.
In a press release, the hospital cited a decrease in demand.
Juneau resident James Wycoff noticed on his regular walks to Nugget Falls that the face of the glacier seemed to be retreating faster this year than he’s ever seen before.
From Berlin to Los Angeles, thousands around the globe have marched in solidarity with the Iranian people. And for some Alaskans, these protests hit close to home.
Ballots can be placed in one of the dropboxes at the Douglas Library or the Statter Harbor parking lot in Auke Bay or returned in person to the vote center at the Mendenhall Library or City Hall downtown.
Fifteen Tribal organizations across the state were granted a total of $9 million. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will be getting $4 million.