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Update News: April 11th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The 2014 Kawerak Regional Conference wrapped up yesterday; The Inuit Circumpolar Council meets in Nome next week to discuss food security; State Attorney General testifies to high rates of violence against Alaska Natives; Closing in on a full day on the trail, all 17 racers remain in the Kobuk 440 Sled Dog…

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Update News: Thursday, April 11, 2013

In Thursday’s news: At Kawerak Conference, Alaska legislators address concerns about VAWA and energy policy; Native psychologist encourages healthy habits in Kawerak keynote speech; State Senate strikes out controversial provision in gun control bill; Coast Guard finds Haines man reported overdue on sailboat to Juneau.

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Update News: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: VAWA passage thrusts tribal jurisdiction debate into the spotlight again; Twelve Alaska Native Regional Corporations have come together supporting change in oil tax structure; Fairbanks lawmaker has asked to be excused from call of Alaska House for nine months; Non-profit group donates money for Anchorage soup kitchen equipment.  

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Update News: Monday, March 25, 2013

In Monday’s news: Recent reauthorization of VAWA has support and controversy; NJUS fixed main water line separation yesterday in Nome; Nils Hahn wins 2013 Equinox Sled Dog Race; Indigenous drumming and dancing  took place this weekend at the 2013 Cama-i Dance Festival.  

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Update News: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: No injuries in morning fire on Front Street in Nome; Association of Village Council Presidents says VAWA still doesn’t protect Alaska Native women; Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell announces $2000, multi-year study of Arctic marine shipping; 20 teams have crossed the 41st Iditarod finish line in Nome and Mitch Seavey is the 2013…

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Update News: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Domestic violence act facing reauthorization in DC, key provisions for Alaska at stake; Second former executive director of Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission sentenced for embezzlement; Nome Elementary School battling low reading scores with individual skills tests; School District and Nome Eskimo Community developing Alaska Native Education Program in Nome; Sheep Mountain 150…

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