Potluck and dancing celebrate unity and Native American heritage
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Unity dinner – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK
November is National Native American Heritage Month.
Thursday night, the Sno Building was packed with people enjoying a variety of traditional foods from soapberries to moose.
In recognition of the month, the SEARHC Traditional Foods Program hosted a Unity potluck dinner and dance performance.
KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver was there and sent back this audio postcard:
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We heard first from Virginia Oliver and the dancers, followed by Ken Hoyt, Tim Gillen Sr., Sandy Churchill, and Dixie Hutchinson.
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A Wrangell doctor arrested last week for possessing and distributing child pornography appeared in court again on Monday. Dr. Greg Salard arrived in U.S. District Court in Juneau dressed in orange prison garb and wearing handcuffs and leg shackles. more