If approved, the board would make time to recognize Tlingit people as the land’s original inhabitants before opening its meetings.
Superintendent Bridget Weiss says the return to in-person classes is going smoothly so far.
“We do want to make sure we’re trying to get it into the right hands … quickly, but not so quickly that we rush ourselves into additional mistakes,” Assembly member Michelle Hale said.
In one of the new books, two animals that are complete opposites want to play with each other.
With the pandemic still going and the courthouse closed, wedding planning took a different spin.
Minista was an active member of the community, serving on the Manokotak City Council and the Village Tribal Council for several years. He volunteered for his church, and he often supported the school.
The seven-person committee will review proposed laws and advise the assembly if they include a policy or implication that is racist.
Almost everything we reported on this year falls into the categories of pandemic, election, racial justice or weather. We relentlessly covered the big events that defined the year.
The food was deemed no longer fit for retail, but the towing company helped salvage what they could for the soup kitchen.
Author Heather Lende, who lives in and writes about Haines, says it may be a while before her hometown’s shattered sense of safety can heal.