Lyndsey Brollini, KTOO - Juneau

A group of people poe holding a signed paper

Dunleavy signs bill protecting Unangax̂ cemetery in Funter Bay

During World War II, the U.S. government forced Unangax̂ people to live in an internment camp in Funter Bay on Admiralty Island; 30-40 people died and are buried in a cemetery there.
A woman descends a half pipe with graffittti on the wall behind her

First women, trans skateboarding session comes to Juneau

Around 20 women, trans and nonbinary-identifying people gathered at the Pipeline to skateboard.
Several white crosses in the trees

Bill protecting Unangax̂ cemetery in Southeast Alaska passes Legislature, awaits Dunleavy’s signature

When the Japanese military invaded the Aleutians during World War II, the U.S. government forced Unangax̂ people to live in two internment camps in Southeast Alaska. They were held there for two years and were not provided with basic necessities like clean water.
Red shirts hang in front of the capitol building

Posts about missing and murdered Indigenous people disappeared from Instagram. The company says it was a mistake.

The morning after Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, Iñupiaq advocate Jacquii Lambert noticed that half of her stories she’d shared on Instagram about that day had disappeared. The company says it wasn't targeting advocates.