unfunded and staff will be posting less new material. New
materials are posted on a volunteer basis
as a donation of time from the University of Alaska's Institute
of Social and Economic Research.
To Archived What's
New - 2002, 2001,
can AFN be the voice of Natives when its officers are not
elected? ---- Ryan Olson Letter to the Editor
- Anchorage Daily News - December 2004
Hootch: Historical Documents
We have added a new
section to the Alaskool Website containing original legal documents,
newspaper clippings, photos, and other relevant information on
the Molly Hootch case and the Tobeluk V. Lind consent
March, 2004 - The Jim Crow Section has
a new addition - Racist
sign triggers soul-searching at Juneau
high school FORUM:Hundreds meet to find solutions after
student flashes derogatory sign.
(Published: February 7, 2004)
January, 2003 - UAA is sponsoring several events
to celebrate UAA Civil Rights Week & Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. A calendar of these events is online.
New! -- Alaskool has just added a section called "Events
and Notices." To submit an entry for possible inclusion
on this page, please use the "Contact Alaskool" link
"Atanarjuat" (The Fast Runner) has been in
the news again recently so I put together a short
list of links and comments on the movie.
It's Native Heritage Month!! (even though
we all know it's ALWAYS time to celebrate Native life and cultures)
The Southcentral Native Educators' Association has posted a
of some of the events taking place for American Indian/Alaska
Native Heritage Month. Be sure to let them know if you're hosting
an event and it's not on their calendar!
Click here to be sure
your Alaska Native education program gets into the Alaska Native
Education Resource Guide the First Alaskans Institute has commissioned
from the McDowell Group.
Getting Ready!! For the
2002 AFN Elders and Youth Conference - This page has information
about what's going to be happening and discussed at this year's
Alaska Federation of Natives Youth events. Includes: readings,
photographs, biographies, and a lot more. Be ready! Watch here
Agenda for the 2002
Leadership Summit - The Sun Is Rising - Presented by the First
for Primary Grades K-3 -- "KEET" by Claribel and
Henry Davis. Includes legend of Keet, teaching unit, further
activities, and bibliography.
A new book is added to the Alaskool library - Monuments
In Cedar by Edward L. Keithahn. Focusing on totem poles
this book includes photographs, a detailed map of the totempolar
region, stories, and more.
Alaskool's own Jim Kerr discusses Sydney Huntington's Shadows
on the Koyukuk.
History of the Nome, Alaska Public Schools: 1899 to 1958 From
the Gold Rush to Statehood, A Thesis, By John Marion Poling,
B.A., College, Alaska, May 1970
- Now available as a PDF (portable document file). Clean, new
presentation and easy to navigate. Right click and "save