Violence Against Women Act and Recent Developments Over Tradition

Mark-TrahantThis week on Addressing Alaskans, UAA Atwood Chair of Journalism Mark Trahant speaks as part of a series titled “Women and Agents of Violence,” held in honor of Women’s History Month. Trahant has worked in print and broadcast journalism for many years, with organizations like the Seattle Times, the Salt Lake Tribune and the Arizona Republic. He reported for the Frontline episode “The Silence,” documenting the Catholic Church’s abuse of Alaska Natives.

Trahant is a member of Idaho’s Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and former president of the Native American Journalists Association. He authored the 2010 book “The Last Great Battle of the Indian Wars.” Trahant is currently serving as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)


  •  Mark Trahant, UAA Atwood Chair of Journalism

RECORDED: March 17, 2014 at the UAA Bookstore

HOST: UAA Bookstore Events


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