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Patrick Troll of the band Revilla performs with Liz Snyder as Whiskey Class. Troll is a founding member of the band Amish Robots who recently changed their name to Revilla and released a new collection of songs titled "The North Sea EP." (Photo by Annie Bartholomew/KTOO)

Can you hold for a minute? State replaces default music with songs by Alaska artists

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Five songs by Alaska artists will now cycle through the state phone system's hold music, thanks to a new effort called the Alaska Music On Hold Project.

LISTEN: Pat Henry Radio Tribute

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On Saturday, November 17, 2018, Riley Woodford hosted a special radio tribute to the late Pat Henry in the KRNN radio studio. Pat was a musician and longtime supporter of the Juneau music community among other endeavors. He passed on…
Jim Thomas, Khatsati, Shaayegun in his Tlingit regalia at the Voices of Our Ancestors language summit in Nov. 2018. (Photo by Zoe Grueskin/KTOO)

Reconnecting with roots at Alaska Native languages summit

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The three-day language summit brought together nearly 80 speakers of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian languages: Lingít, X̱aad Kíl and Sm’algyax.
Melissa Johnson from the Ketchikan Indian Community Tribal Council talks to the Ketchikan School Board Wednesday at the Saxman Community Center.

Native leaders want Ketchikan school district to close ‘achievement gap’

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Data compiled by the school district and the Ketchikan Indian Community shows that Alaska Native students have lower proficiency than Caucasian students in English/language arts and math.

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