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From Kotzebue to Ketchikan, Alaskans protest the killing of George Floyd, calling for justice

While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.

Tarvarnauramken: The meaning behind the Yupik song that went viral

Gabby Hiestand-Salgado, a Jesuit Volunteer working at KYUK, came up with the idea of making a film of people dancing to the same Yup’ik song from wherever they were hunkering down during the pandemic. The two Blanchett brothers, Phillip and Steven, and their band, Pamyua, were quick to help. The chosen song, Tarvarnauramken, is a…

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