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11:38 am
Fri June 10, 2011

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Interview & Music with Tumbledown House on June 2, 2011

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:34 am
Fri June 10, 2011

6/10/11 Newscast - The Army Corps of Engineers takes public comment on a proposed road to Umiat; Alaska Peninsula seiners skip opening to boost spawning returns; White House establishes a Rural Council

Anchorage, AK – The Army Corps of Engineers is taking public comment on a proposed road to Umiat. The road is to access oil and gas development in the Brooks Range foothalls and Arctic National Petroleum Reserve. Anaktuvuk Pass Mayor Esther Hugo says increased access to fish and game in the region will interfere with an ancient subsistence lifestyle. Alaska Peninsula seiners skip opening to maximize future red salmon returns. The White House establishes a Rural Council.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:27 am
Thu June 9, 2011

6/9/11 Newscast - Senator Mark Begich praises EPA okay of Tanana River bridge construction;

Anchorage, AK – Alaska Senator Mark Begich praises the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to approve construction of a Tanana River bridge. Tribal representatives urge Congress to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to allow people born after Dec. 18, 1971 to become enrolled in Native corporations created under ANCSA, allow tribes to place lands in trust status, and protect fish and game rights. Tribes are concerned that for-profit corporations are claiming tribal status.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:12 am
Wed June 8, 2011

6/8/11 Newscast - Redistricting plan includes nine Alaska Native majority, or influenced districts; Tribal and corporate leaders meet to sign an accord to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Anchorage, AK – The State's Redistricting Board released the latest draft redistricting plan. The Matanuska Susitna borough region gets five representatives. It created nine Alaska Native influence and majority districts to maintain their voice in the Legislature. Tribal and corporate leaders will meet to sign an accord asking Congress to repeal and amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, restoring tribal authority to hold lands in trust, among other changes.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:19 am
Tue June 7, 2011

6/7/11 Newscast - Alaska Department of Fish and Game is reducing fishing on the Yukon to protect returns; Master carvers met on the Chief Shakes House carving;

Anchorage, AK – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game reduces and closes tributary and Yukon River fisheries to help increase spawning numbers. Master carvers meet to discuss plans to remodel the Chief Shakes House of Wrangell.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
12:15 am
Mon June 6, 2011

6/6/11 Newscast - Chief Shakes house in Wrangell is about to undergo restoration

Anchorage, AK – A replica of the Chief Shakes Naanya'ii clan house was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and needs work. Master carvers from across Southeast Alaska met with tribal members recently to develop a restoration plan. KSTK's Charlotte Durin has the story.

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Qaa luh / Hosted by David Sam
6:46 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

Qaa luh - ANS director Maria Williams May 27, 2011

Anchorage, AK – May 27, 2011 Guest Maria Williams; Alaska Native Studies Director, UAA. Qaa luh - an Eyak term loosely translated to "Around Us", "About Us" or "Our Encampment". To suggest a guest, contact Host David Sam at dsam@knba.org.

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Our Alaska
5:58 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

Our Alaska - June 3, 2011

Anchorage, AK – "Our Alaska" shares perspectives on News, Arts and Life in the Alaska Native community. It airs the first Friday of each month at 10 a.m.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
5:03 am
Fri June 3, 2011

6/3/11 Newscast - Native Americans need training, access to Internet; Lawsuit would decertify a Bristol Bay area mining ban ballot measure;

Anchorage, AK – U.S. tribes need training and better access to the Internet to make full use of it for cultural preservation and rural economic sustainability, says a PhD candidate and professor. Pebble mining claims has filed suit to overrule a ballot measure that would ban mining that affects salmon streams. Today's the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Dutch Harbor in the Aleutians. This week marks the 30-year anniversary of the first scientific report of HIV/AIDS.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:39 am
Thu June 2, 2011

6/2/11 Newscast - Senator Murkowski bill on Medicate would let people make up for the difference between doctor's fees and Medicare reimbursement rates; An advocate says high rates of breast cancer are due to chemicals; Gov. Parnell seeks federal aid

Anchorage, AK – Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation that would let patients and doctors negotiate fees to make up the difference between doctor's fees and Medicare reimbursement rates. Critics say it doesn't do enough for middle- and low-income seniors. The Breast Cancer Fund president and CEO says exposure to chemicals is causing Alaskans to suffer high rates of breast cancer, and Natives even higher rates. Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal aid for two Kuskokwim River villages.

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