Upcoming Workgroups or Trainings
Southeast Network of Alaska CAN
When: First Wednesdays of the month at 10 am
Who: Southeast Alaskans working to increase access to postsecondary education
Family Engagement PLC
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 3:30 - 4:45 pm
Who: Family engagement leads
When: February 13-14, 9-5
Who: Educators and community partners
What: Are you interested in learning how to facilitate ANDORE (Alaska Native Dialogues on Race and Equity) for your community or organization? If so, please join us and our partners from Haa Tooch Licheesh and UAS ANDORE Host Training. ANDORE hosting strategies are built on strong relationships, restorative communities, and systemic change, and provide opportunities for healing and growth.
Where: The Juneau Yacht Club
Family-School Partnership Teams
When: Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 1-3 pm
Who: Required for Alaska Family Engagement Center grantees and optional for STEPS community/school teams.
Family-School Partnership Teams In-Person
When: Thursday, April 27, 2023 (all day),
Who: Required for Alaska Family Engagement Center grantees and optional for STEPS community/school teams. Contact Lori if you are interested. email@example.com
For Students, Families and Staff
Parents as Teachers
Who: Adults who are parenting kids ages 3 and under
AEYC’s Parents as Teachers program continues to offer in-home AND virtual home visits. If you know of a family with young children who could use some extra support, please refer them to Emily Thompson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outer Coast Scholarships Available for Spring Semester
Who: Recent high school grads
Full scholarships are still available for students interested in joining the Outer Coast Spring Semester 2023, which begins in mid-January in Sitka.
Summer 2023 Internships
Who: Sealaska shareholders, descendants or spouses who are 18 or older
When: Apply by January 23rd for summer 2023
Sealaska interns work with supportive teams to work on meaningful projects and provide new perspectives. You will be able to apply your education through practical experience in the field and business environment.
The Learning Connection
Who: Anyone over 16 needing support taking the next step toward college and career training
Where: Downtown Juneau and the Valley Library
Native American Heritage Books & Podcasts
Who: Staff, families, and students
Our friends at Sitkans Against Family Violence put together a great list of podcasts and books to celebrate Native American Heritage month. SAFV writes:
By listening to special radio shows and podcasts and reading books we can learn about the history, cultures, peoples, languages, and traditions of those who are the original keepers of this land.
Share it with others by having meaningful conversations about the past, present, and future of Indigenous peoples.
- Coffee & Quaq
- The Urban Auntie Show
- All My Relations
- Toasted Sisters
- On the Land
- Unbroken Tongue with X̱ʼunei Lance Twitchell
Blonde Indian by Ernestine Hayes
The Tao of Raven by Ernestine Hayes
Berry Song by Michaela Goade, for children of all ages
Through the Storm Towards the Sun by Carol Feller Brady
When the Wind Was a River: Aleut Evacuation in World War II by Dean Kohlhoff
Once Upon an Eskimo Time by Edna Wilder
Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaska Native's Life Along the River by Sidney Huntington