Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 12, 2021

Several white crosses in the trees
A recent photo of the Unangax̂ cemetery at Funter Bay. (Courtesy of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska businesses take a variety of approaches toward getting their employees vaccinated. And, Alaska legislators vote to expand a park to protect a historic grave site. Plus, an Inupiaq woman’s reaction to receiving her doctorate goes viral.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Rashah McChesney in Juneau
  • Kavitha George and Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Dan Bross and Mary Auld in Fairbanks
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue

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