Last Saturday, the Alaska Native community and allies gathered at Overstreet Park in Juneau for a candlelight vigil honoring the 215 children found at a residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.
The 215 bandanas, symbolic of the residential school children who died in British Columbia, will remain along the Chena River footbridge until the solstice, a span of 215 hours.
Camp directors say demand is high this summer, with COVID-19 vaccinations widely available, declining coronavirus cases and parents eager to send their kids to in-person programs after spending so much of the school year online.
One of the cornerstones of Pride Month today is visibility. In a small town like Soldotna, that can mean a lot.
With parents going back to work, child care centers need to open back up fully — but they’re short-staffed.
One criticism of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act is that it puts a huge burden of proof on Tribes.
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act — NAGPRA for short — gave Tribes a legal avenue to pursue the return of remains and some funerary objects.
Behavioral health staff say social restrictions are causing spikes in anxiety, depression, substance use, and self-harm — for students, parents and just about everyone experiencing the disruption of the pandemic.
The CCFR fire chief said the program that provides general care and follow-up care in the field is one of the most exciting programs he’s seen after almost 30 years in fire service.
In a White House briefing last Friday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said pregnant people who were vaccinated showed no unusual side effects in an agency study.