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Dennis Stanford has been the director of the Paleoindian/Paleoecology program at the National Museum of Natural History for 40 years. He’s become a leading proponent of an idea that is making waves in Anthropology: that North America was populated by the migration of pre-Clovis cultures from Europe. Stanford is the keynote speaker 7:30 PM Sat Aug 17, at the Rasmuson Center, as part of the 2013 Paths Across the Pacific Conference. With KCAW’s Robert Woolsey.
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Stanford: Prehistoric European cultures migrated by boat to America
Author and former hospice nurse Cathy Cuenin has personal experience living with cancer and transplant. She's developed a tool for helping people manage overwhelming situations. She's giving a workshop today (8-27-14) at Brave Heart Volunteers (Noon, Pioneer Home Manager's House, lunch provided. Suggested donation $45, scholarships available). more
The Sitka School Board will consider asking the state legislature for almost $2-million in the coming year, in order to help the district meet newly-adopted standards. The board convened in its first regular session of the new school year Monday night (8-25-14). Meeting state education standards is the first of several costly priorities in Sitka’s schools this year. Also a possibility: A $1.5-million upgrade of Vilandre Field. more