State Affairs Committee Hears Testimony On Language Bill

The Alaska Senate State Affairs committee heard testimony Tuesday on Senator Donny Olson’s bill to create the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council.   The council would assess statewide language policy and programs and seek to advance the most cost effective programs.  The council would meet at least twice a year and submit reports to the governor and legislature every two years.

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Ben Matheson is a contributor with the Alaska Public Radio Network.

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