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Nanibaa' Frommherz (left) and Isadora Kizer participated in a voice acting workshop led by creators of Molly of Denali, organized by the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, on Aug. 9, 2019. (Photo by Zoe Grueskin/KTOO)

‘Molly of Denali’ creators help Juneau kids find their own voices

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"Molly of Denali" is the first national children's TV show to feature an Alaska Native lead. Some of the show’s creators came to Juneau and put on a vocal acting workshop to help local kids find their own voices.
Alaska Native languages map

Michael Krauss, Alaska linguistics expert, dead at 84

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Linguist Michael Krauss documented conversations with the last surviving speakers of Eyak, advocated for preserving endangered languages and created a map of Alaska Native languages.
AlexAnna Salmon speaks at the Native Issues Forum held on July 30 at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau. She is the president of the Igiugig Tribal Village Council. (Photo by Andrew Kitchenman/KTOO and Alaska Public Media)

Alaska Natives pushing against budget cuts say the state can learn from their cultures

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One village leader said the cultures and traditions of Alaska Natives have prepared them to respond to the cuts. 
Holly Churchill (left) looks on as Brita Steinberger works on a basket during a Sealaska Heritage Institute seminar for teachers on Northwest Coast arts and math on Aug. 8, 2019. (Photo by Zoe Grueskin/KTOO)

Southeast teachers learn to weave Northwest Coast arts into math lessons

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Middle school and high school teachers in Juneau last week learned how to weave -- literally weave -- Northwest Coast art into math lessons.

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