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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Some accuse Instagram of censorship after posts for Missing, Murdered, Indigenous Persons Awareness Day disappear

On May 5, people all across the country shared stories and pictures, and memorialized the thousands of Indigenous people who have disappeared.  Later, many users reported that content they shared to their stories disappeared too. 

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Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson to head Alaska Native health consortium

Former Lt. Gov. Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson will take over as interim president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, after its previous president resigned last month.

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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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After waking from coma, COVID-19 survivor returns home to Pilot Station

Nastasia ‘Bea’ Xavier’s doctor said he had only seen a handful of patients as sick as her and that “there were many times where it was hour-to-hour.”

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White House taps ex-Tanana Chiefs chairman Victor Joseph for COVID-equity task force

Former Tanana Chiefs Conference Chief and Chairman Victor Joseph has been appointed to a federal task force to ensure all Americans are tested and treated for COVID-19 fairly.

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