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As Heard on Morning Line: ANSEP Summer Bridge

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Recent East High School graduate Augustine Hamner spent her summer in an extraordinarily productive way - taking an advanced math course and working for a major corporation.

This was all part of Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program's Summer Bridge component, which is the most recent step she's taken with ANSEP to prepare her for college. 

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As Heard on Morning Line - as we see signs of the Fall season approaching, we reached out to CIRI's Greg Razo for thoughts of the annual 

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Thea Hopkins is a member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah, Martha’s Vineyard. She is also part Iroquois, African-American, Irish, French, and Portugese. She tours internationally with her Americana/Contemporary Folk style, being compared to icons such as Nick Drake and Bob Dylan.

Another Salmonfest and another wonderful visit with Tim Easton! Tim has been a regular at the annual music festival in Ninilchik, AK for 7 years and he always swings by the station to share more music. We chatted with Tim about the road, fishing, finding what it is you like to do and how it all fills the latest album American Fork. Check out the conversation and live songs with Tim Easton and a Live In-Studio session on KNBA.

As Heard on Morning Line: No Planet B

Aug 11, 2017
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Guests this Morning on Our Community were Sandy Harper and Shala Dobson, discussing a series of events surrounding an art installation at Side Street Espresso in Anchorage entitled No Planet B. 

Events include Chalk Art at noon Saturday the 12th,

Poetry readings by Joan Kane, Priscilla Hensley & Carrie Ojanen on August 19th at 1pm, and a Panel Discussion, Climate Change 101 moderated by Fran Ulmer August 24th starting at 5pm. 

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Acoustic guitar player, singer, and songwriter Cary Morin is known around the world for his unique talent and Native Americana blues-style finger picking. Born in Billings, Montana, he grew up a member of the Crow tribe, playing guitar standards at local get-togethers. Since forming the band The Atoll in 1989, his music has traveled through world groove, reggae, jazz, and acoustic blues influences. This week he shares his third solo album release Tiny Town with us.

As Heard on Morning Line: Alaska Wild Salmon Day

Aug 10, 2017
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Today on Our Community, ​Kristen Collins, the Alaska Center Community Organizer and Gayla Hoseth, 2nd Chief of Curyung Tribal Council & Stand for Salmon spokesperson came by KNBA to share a new state holiday.  

Each year, August 10th is designated as Alaska Wild Salmon Day.  

Collins says this comes after a law was passed that started as House Bill 128 on the 29th Legislature of Alaska in 2016.   

As Heard on Morning Line: Athabascan Author pens Memoir

Aug 8, 2017

Recently, American Indian poet and author Sherman Alexie has been recently in the news: he's cancelled his book tour, including a talk set to happen at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center September 8th.  

As Heard on Morning Line: Thread Book Party in the Park

Aug 8, 2017
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For several years, an Alaskan nonprofit organization has been hosting gatherings that promote literacy.

Thread, (later referenced in this article in lowercase, as the organization prefers) is a statewide organization that has many programs in communities across Alaska focused on Early Childhood care and Education. 

This Thursday is thread’s 11th Annual Book Party in the Park from 4-7pm, rain or shine.    

As Heard on Morning Line: Rusted Root

Aug 4, 2017
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It's no secret that this weekend is Salmonfest in Ninilchik, and Rusted Root is one of the top headliners. Morning Line's Danny Preston got a chance to talk to Michael Glabicki.  

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