The word environment has become interchangeable with the word nature. That dualism contributes to the idea that humans are outside of nature, unbound by natural laws, or special among all species.
The first girls to become Cub Scouts in Juneau have met both support and confrontation in the community.
Officially there are 20 Alaska Native languages in the state. But fluent speakers continue to decline. That led then-Gov. Bill Walker to declare a linguistic emergency last year. Now, Tlingit elders are teaching young children early in a home-like environment, and they’re finding it more effective than the classroom.
Not all of what is available on the internet is bad, but learning to manage it and filter out the noise is a difficult task for adults and nearly impossible for teens. Prentiss Pemberton discusses the traps and pitfalls of social media and how we can consume it in a way that does not harm our health. Thanks for listening!
Far from being a problem that exists in the past, there is a worldwide rise of authoritarian leaders who proclaim to be “heros” and promise a return to greater times and glory. Prentiss Pemberton is joined by a leading expert to discuss electing narcissists and sociopaths. Thanks for listening!
Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage is moving toward becoming a tribal university in partnership with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. In this episode...
Are you an older Alaskan who is still working? You're part of a trend. Tell us your story, and learn more why this is happening in Alaska and across the United States. Thanks for listening!
Monday marked the second year for Alaskans to commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day rather than the federal Columbus Day holiday. In Ketchikan, the local UAS Campus Library hosted a celebration of Indigenous culture. Listen now
One way to make money in a slow economy is to fill a gap in the market. But a local spice blend company is doing more than building bank accounts--it's also connecting people with Native dishes in a new way. Kunniak's Spices pairs flavors like lemon, garlic and ghost pepper with Alaska Native dishes like Maktak.