Fairbanks Native Association

Today is Walter Harper Day

Jun 7, 2021
Photo courtesy of UAF Rasmuson library

Today is Walter Harper Day – honoring the mountaineer and guide who was the first person to climb to Denali’s highest summit. Alaskans are celebrating the day with work on a new statue of Harper, and a special episode of the Molly of Denali TV show.

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Youth Summit Coordinates Services For Kids

Jan 15, 2020

As many as 200 teenagers in Interior Alaska are defined as homeless – they do not sleep in their own beds in a family home. Some are at risk for drug abuse or assault. Agencies working to keep youths safe, fed, sober and guided toward finishing school met Tuesday at a youth summit.

Fairbanks Native Association

Interior Alaska Native elder Poldine Carlo has died at the age of 97. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, Carlo was a lifelong advocate for Native rights, culture and language.