Amanda Murphyao, one of the Sitka Fellows, is working on a dissertation about Alaska and Nunavut, the northernmost territory in Canada. Nunavut was added to Canadian maps 40 years after Alaska was added to U.S. maps as a state. Murphyao’s work examines how those events played out.
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Murphyao: On maps, Alaska and Nunavut
The centerpiece of Tuesday night's (5-24-16) Assembly meeting was the cost of living in Sitka. Specifically, how some Sitkans are struggling to pay their utility bills and whether the city should provide assistance. Two Assembly members propose a subsidization program. more