by Dionne Brady-Howard | Oct 16, 2018 | Commentary
We mourn at the bottom of the hill to raise awareness and to grieve the effects of generational trauma. Those who don’t feel that same sense of loss do not have to feel it, but they can at least learn to empathize.
October 18th is Alaska Day. This year, Sitka is pulling out all the stops to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States. Nevertheless, the holiday remains a somber occasion for many in the Alaska Native community.