Elders and Youth Conference

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An Alaska Native woman who grew up in the Interior is running for mayor of Seattle. Colleen Echohawk heads a Seattle nonprofit that helps and heals indigenous people in need by affirming their cultural identity while providing housing and job training. She says the holistic approach could be applied to uplift all the people of Seattle.

Elders And Youth Conference Begins

Oct 18, 2016
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Alaska Native people young and old from across the state gathered at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks Monday to kick off First Alaskans Institute Elders and Youth Conference. KUAC’s Amanda Frank has more.