The negotiating parties have two scheduled federal mediation meetings this month.
“Education was a vehicle of oppression and genocide and assimilation,” X’unei Lance Twitchell said. “Our goal is to transform it into a vehicle of opportunity and equity and healing.”
Children of all ages turned out for the Ketchikan Public Library’s first-ever drag queen storytime after city leaders declined to cancel the controversial event.
The district did not say who delivered the pallet of floor sealant.
Multiple federal agencies affirm the rights of transgender people.
Students have been practicing the new name for months. It was proposed to the district Board of Education in April.
Superintendent Bridget Weiss said boxes containing pouches of milk and boxes containing pouches of floor sealant were delivered on the same pallet.
Alaska Legislature failed to pass bill at session’s close.
Juneau School District officials say 12 children and two adults drank the sealant.
Warmer winters and thicker layers of insulating snow are spurring creation of more taliks, sections of ground that doesn’t freeze even in winter.