The 2020 Census is not the only counting effort in Western Alaska this year. Debuting in the beginning of February, a comprehensive language survey of Iñupiat will project speaker counts and gauge attitudes of Alaska’s Iñupiaq community. KNOM’s JoJo Phillips reports on the importance of the survey as well as the coalition behind it. In…

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Last month at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Fairbanks, Senator Dan Sullivan met with veterans from around the state. The discussion centered around newly enacted legislation that will allow Alaska Native Vietnam War veterans to receive allotments of land.  In March of 2019, President Donald Trump signed the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management,…

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