The legacy of sexual abuse perpetrated by Jesuit priests against Alaskans in rural villages has haunted families and communities for decades. Shame and fear kept many victims silent for years but courageous voices brought light to the crimes. An investigative series tracked some of the worst offenders from Alaska to a retirement compound outside of the state. We’ll discuss the investigation and hear from an outspoken survivor on the next Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Emily Schwing, reporter, Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting
- Elsie Boudreau, sexual assault survivor
- Listen: Sins of the fathers
- Read more: These priests abused in Native villages for years. They retired on Gonzaga’s campus
- Archdiocese of Anchorage Response and Statements to Sexual Misconduct by Representatives of the Church
- Standing Together Against Rape (STAR) provides local resources for survivors of sexual assault and abuse
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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