Walk the taco
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Pacific High School students Tatyanna Isaacs and Jenny Jeter mail proceeds from an Indian taco fundraiser to the Friends of Edna Adan University Hospital in Somaliland. (PHS photo)
It’s one thing to study an international crisis in high school, and another thing to do something about it. Pacific High School students Tatyanna Isaacs and Jenny Jeter learned about high rates of maternal mortality in Somaliland in Hillary Seeland’s Global Issues class. The pair independently organized and held an Indian Taco sale last fall (that’s taco fixings served on classic Southeast Alaskan fry bread) and raised over $500. Here, they’re dropping the check in the mail to the Friends of the Edna Adan University Hospital in Somaliland. Way to walk the talk… uh, taco… ladies!
For the 12th year in a row, Loretta Kunaknana has invited Mount Edgecumbe students into her home to partake in a traditional Inupiaq meal during Thanksgiving week. Students don’t go home until winter break in December, so this can be … more
Twenty-five turkeys, 13 hams and more than 100 pounds of potatoes -- that’s what’s on the menu for the community Thanksgiving dinner at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Founder’s Hall on Thursday. more