Vigil held in Juneau for children found at Kamloops boarding school

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. 

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A year in: Alaskans recount the moment they knew the coronavirus would change everything

It seems everyone had a moment when the pandemic hit home — when we realized the coronavirus was not going away quickly and would change everything.

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Anchorage’s largest soup kitchen pivots to packaged meal service, with long-lasting effects

Since the pandemic began, Anchorage’s largest soup kitchen has had to overhaul how it serves residents in need of a hot meal moving from communal meals to prepackaged ones.

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Juneau reports two inmates at Lemon Creek among 9 new COVID-19 cases

Two inmates at the Lemon Creek Correctional Facility in Juneau tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.  According to the city, both had recently been admitted to the facility and were in quarantine, so they didn’t have contact with other inmates.  An Alaska Department of Corrections spokesperson didn’t immediately return an email seeking more information about…

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Online film festival features Alaska Native and First Nations documentaries

All three films are available to watch for free on Vision Maker’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival page until September 14.

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