Rhonda McBride

Friday, September 24th: Juneau Montessori School acknowledges building’s BIA history. Juneau Jazz and Classics inaugural fall concert series. Juneau Audubon Society birdwatch.  

  The building, which now houses the Juneau Montessori School in Douglas, is a place where old traumas linger from its days as a Bureau of Indian Affairs School. On  Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, a look at what’s being done to acknowledge the school’s history. How healing the past is the key to healing the future.…

Wednesday, September 22nd: Patients and families as partners in care. St. Vincent de Paul fundraiser. Juneau Nordic Ski recruitment.

Getting families more involved in patient care: That’s one of goals of Bartlett Regional Hospital. On Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon, how these partnerships speed-up the healing process. Also on Tuesday’s show: All it takes is a pair of tennis shoes – and a commitment to walk or run — to help St. Vincent de Paul raise…

Thursday, September 16: Alyssa Quintyne: The art of community organizing

Alyssa Quintyne describes herself as a Bajan – an American from the Caribbean Island of Barbados, but she’s here in Alaska now, working as a community organizer. In this Thursday’s program from the Black Awareness Association, Quintyne talks with Christina Michelle and Kelli Patterson about how she uses her Bajan culture to reach out to…

Wednesday, September 15, 2021: Woodsy Owl turns 50. Juneau Makerspace fundraiser. Meet Juneau romance writer Lindy Miller

With his slogan “Give a hoot. Don’t pollute,” Woodsy Owl seems ageless. But the mascot for the U.S. Forest Service turns fifty on September 15. On  this Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, a look at how this milestone will be celebrated at the Mendenhall Glacier. Also on Juneau Afternoon: Juneau Makerspace’s fundraiser to make space for artistic…

Tuesday, September 14: Reinventing Alaska Native education. Eat local challenge. Getting to know NPR’s Jenn White.   

The past, the present and the future are all connected for Mischa Jackson, a longtime voice for change Alaska Native education. Whether it’s acknowledging the complex history of the impact of Western education on Native children or creating space for Native ways of knowing and indigenous perspectives, Jackson says the first step in reinventing education…

Friday, September 10th: Remembering September 11th, 2001

Although Juneau lies across the continent from the epicenter of the September 11th terrorist attacks, a number of Juneau-ites have a direct connection to the events of that day. To name a few: Libby Bakalar, Dorlisa Nazario, Christina Apathy and Dr. Destiny Sargeant. On this Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, the eve of the 20th anniversary of…

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