Monthly Archives: November 2015

Language matters: The alleged disappearance of Áak’w Kwáan, T’aaku Kwáan

From KTOO What happened to the Áak’w Kwáan and T’aaku Kwáan? Did they all die of disease? Become assimilated? Move away? A state researcher challenges the modern day, persistent narrative implying that local Tlingits seemed to have just vanished as … Continue reading

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Conservation interests fear prized yellow cedar may face extinction

KTOO By Theresa Soley In some areas, yellow cedar trees stand white and empty of needles against a background of green hemlock. The places appear skeleton-like, bare trees standing with limbs exposed, said Paul Hennon, a research forest pathologist with … Continue reading

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