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This morning on KNBA, the first in the series of radio stories aired - but attendees to the community event and panel discussion Friday evening got a sneak preview as well as to hear the producers' views and challenges on the production. 

Daysha Eaton and Brian Adams presented on stage at the Anchorage Museum, showing photographs and explaining the reporting process, as well as told an origin story of sorts, wherein Daysha and Brian covered the story of protestors at Standing Rock, and yet did not meet there.  

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Tonight at the Anchorage Museum, a panel discussion launches a multimedia reporting project which may be the first of it's kind - it's called Alaska Water Wars

Alaska Water Wars is a multi-media project sharing the stories of Alaska Native people and large natural resource development projects coming to their regions. The Radio series airs December 4 - 8, 2017 on KNBA at 8:30 am & 5:30 pm.

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This morning on Our Community, SlinCraze- a Sámi hip-hop artist who is raising awareness about indigenous people and issues - dealing with racism, language revitalization and being a minority in your ancestral homeland. His work has taken him across the world informing audiences about the Sámi people, including the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. 

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One of our guests for Morning Line, Angie Demma, highlighted Alutiiq language revitalization efforts that will be showcased on a film screening at the Anchorage Museum Thursday evening – it’s called Keep Talking.  The film follows four language learners over the course of five years as they journey toward learning their traditional language.  Angie mentions the positive effects of language learning efforts, as it has even been shown to reduce suicide attempts. 

Program details from the Anchorage Museum website:

This morning on Our Community, Red Cross of Alaska's Lisa Miller and Julie Kent visited with Danny Preston to talk about the mission of the Red Cross, which responds to disasters large and small not only internationally and nationally, but also locally.  

In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, Julie created a video diary, which was sent to donors as a thank you and a reminder of why people give. 

As Heard on Morning Line: Big Island Battle Map

Nov 27, 2017
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Archaeologist Tom Wolforth has made a map documenting 108 battles on the Big Island of Hawaii - as well as battles from legendary times. 

Wolforth says oral history is at the root of his research - though some is written and published and readily available. 

For more information and to see the map, check out http://www.hawaiianwarfare.com/

or listen to the audio below:

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In this holiday edition of the Morning Line and Our Community segment, Frank Chythlook got a chance to cover for Danny Preston, and Native Voice 1 Network Manager Bob Petersen came in to cover the Our Community desk, bringing celebrated musician Matt Hopper in as a guest. 

Matt Hopper returns to Alaska when he gets a chance, and shared previously unreleased music tracks: What's it Gonna Take, and The Night is Ours

Matt and his band play November 25th at Chilkook Charlies in Anchorage:

8pm to Midnight

As Heard on Morning Line: ANHC Bazaar

Nov 22, 2017
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Today’s guest on Morning Line is Kelsey Wallace, the Marketing Director for the Alaska Native Heritage Center.  Coming up the first week of December is a fun  way to start the holiday season;

The ANHC Holiday Bazaar

December 2nd and 3rd, 10am to 5pm

Wallace says the event usually features not only customary and traditional art forms, but also contemporary arts and crafts and works in other mediums like photography.

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Our guest this morning on Our Community was Angie Demma, von der Heydt Museum Interpretation Specialist  - and she shared about the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center's Continuing Education Program.  

An event coming up November 22nd features Alaska Native Studies and Alaskan Dinosaurs.

Another event mentioned was a film and panel November 30th, called Keep Talking. 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, Auditorium

As Heard on Morning Line: Antibiotic Awareness

Nov 15, 2017
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Our Community guests this morning were CJ Kim and Kimberly Spink from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Epidemiology Division, to spread the word about Antibiotics Awareness Week. 

According to our guests, antibiotics are a wonderful tool used by the medical community to treat bacterial infection, however overprescription and overuse can lead to antibiotic resistant strains of disease and other problems. 

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