Listen now: Historic Sitka in Stories
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If you missed the broadcast of the Potluck on June 23rd, or would like to hear it again, lifelong Sitkan Willis Osbakken tells stories of mid-20th Century Sitka. He talks about the sawmill, the Crescent (beach, current location of Crescent Harbor), bootlegging and the brewery that was almost on Sheldon Jackson Campus.
You can now hear the full audio again here!
Writers Sherry Simpson and Ernestine Hayes discuss cultural assumptions in Alaskan literature in two venues: a stage presentation 7 PM Mon Sep 22 at the Sheetka Kwan Naa Kahidi, and in a hands-on writing workshop 6-9 PM Tue Sep 23 at the Yaw Chapel. Both events are free. For complete information, visit the Island Institute online.
In collaboration with the 49 Alaska Writing Center. more
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