Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Clarissa Rizals’ heirs registered the design for this robe with the U.S. Copyright Office in 2019 and exclusively licensed it to Sealaska Heritage Institute. SHI filed a lawsuit against Nieman Marcus on April 20, 2020. (Sealaska Heritage Institute)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s top doctor says bars have been linked to several coronavirus outbreaks. And, the Sealaska Heritage Institute hopes to further the discussion on Indigenous copyright. Plus, what not to do if you come across an entangled whale.

Reports tonight from:

  • Rashah McChesney, Andrew Kitchenman and Elizabeth Jenkins in Juneau
  • Liz Ruskin and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka