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Our guest this morning is Hollis Mickey, Director of Learning and Engagement at the Anchorage Museum, to talk about an opportunity to learn about archery in a historical context, as well as where to practice here and now in the Anchorage Bowl - coming up at the museum,  Nov. 9;

Later on in December, on the 10th another intensive - all about Fire & Wood, from selecting and curing for a fireplace or wood stove to using for smoking food.  

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Today's guest on Our Community is a longtime Executive Director of the Chugach Regional Resources Commission.  At an annual award luncheon hosted by the Alaska Conservation Foundation, CRRC's Patty Schwalenberg was awarded the 2017 Caleb Pungowiyi Award for Outstanding Achievements by an Alaska Native Organization or Individual.

Patty Schwalenberg is executive director of Chugach Regional Resources Commission, a nonprofit inter-tribal organization dedicated to conservation of natural resources in the Chugach region.  

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United Way of Anchorage Lead Healthcare Navigator Jane Straight was our guest today on Morning Line.  She says Navigators are federally certified helpers for consumers looking for health care coverage provided by the Affordable Care Act. is still the place to go to but a few things have changed.

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Jasmin Smith, the entrepreneur behind Baby Vend, a baby supply vending system for parents caught in the world without what they need, had an idea - if she found herself without enough diapers, other parents must as well; what if she catered to their needs? 

Smith says she had to create a makeshift diaper while out in public, but later this year, other parents will be able to access supplies from her vending system, Baby Vend.  "Baby Vend will be at the Ted Stevens International Airport, as well as have one at the 5th Avenue Mall Food Court."

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This weekend the Alaska Native Heritage Center is hosting it's Fall Festival, an annual event, and this year it coincides with Halloween.  

The event offers up trick-or-treating, ghost stories, and live entertainment from Todd Grebe and Cold Country, tomorrow starting at Noon.  

Kelsey Wallace, Public Relations and Marketing Manager, says one storyteller, John Active, is flying all the way from Bethel to tell stories.  "When John Active comes, it's a real crowd-pleaser.  He'll be on the stage at certain times throughout the day." 

As Heard on Morning Line: Soldier's Heart

Oct 26, 2017
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As heard today  on Our Community on Morning Line, Manager Neil Chandler with Southcentral Foundation Soldiers’ Heart Program.

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Our guest on Morning Line for Our Community is Standing Together Against Rape's (STAR) Development Director, Peter Knape, talking about the Masquerade Ball 2017. 

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Our guest this morning on Our Community, Susan Jones, RN/MN is the Program Manager for the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, Epidemiology Section's HIV/STD program.  Jones says the data her office collects shows a marked increase in cases of Gonorrhea from 2016 data, with about 1500 cases. 

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If you tuned in Thursday, Friday and Saturday during the day, you know KNBA hosted the Gavel to Gavel coverage of the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, live, right there at the Dena'ina Center. 

Native Voice One's Network Manager was our illustrious Host this year, 

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As Heard on Morning Line:

Today’s guest on Our Community is Rodney McCord – and he’s an emerging young leader and part of the local Athabascan tribe, originally from Tyonek.   

Along with Samuel Johns, he’s co-organizing an event this weekend called:

“Decolonizing the Dream: Honoring Our Sacred Mother.”

Sunday from 6pm-9pm at the Atwood Center 4455 University Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508