Half of the money that doesn’t go to dividends would pay for state education funding.
The Molly of Denali project is just one effort of Doyon Foundation’s language revitalization program, which works to preserve the ancestral languages of the Doyon region.
Alaska usually has some of the most stringent requirements in the country for aspiring CNAs, but it has cut requirements in half during the public health emergency.
Donations for the privilege of posing with Penny go to a program called IGNITE, which introduces students to career and technical programs at the high school.
The infrastructure bill establishes $2 billion in funding specifically for tribal communities — Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiians.
The Juneau School District is no longer requiring students to quarantine at home after being exposed to someone who tests positive for COVID-19. Instead, families now have the option to use antigen tests before sending their kids out the door.
Five of Ketchikan’s school bus drivers were either in quarantine or positive for COVID-19.
Akiak is the first community in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to bring broadband to all its residents.
Health officials say the spread of the virus is not decreasing.
The school district has been working with community partners like Sealaska Heritage Institute, the Douglas Indian Association, and Goldbelt Heritage Foundation to foster the revitalization of Lingít language.