Monday Morning News
Today's to-do list:
9:15 Walk Pearl
10:30 Chat with the Alaska Broadcaster's Association about my keynote speech to them Nov. 10
11:00 Bring the fuchsias and geraniums in for the winter and if there is time cut back the dahlias. There could be a frost anytime and I hate to snuff them out, but I'd also hate to lose them.
11:30 Lunch at the school with Caroline
12:30-1:30 Meet Nina Kempel from the Alaska Community Foundation at the museum. (Nina is Formerly an Olympic skier and head of the Humanities Forum. I'm a fan.)
2:00 Library to see and hear the dancers and storytellers from Tagish. (There's two day cultural exchange at the library with all kinds of great programs.) There are more-- at 3:00 Erik Stevens will talk on library systems and traditional names; 4:00 traditional foods and recipes from Dr. Norma Shory of Teslin; 5:00 there's a traditional foods potluck (bring a dish to share) and at 6:30 Haida singer Sondra Segundo will give a presentation on preserving the Alaska Haida dialect through song.
Tomorrow's schedule includes:
11:00 A presentation from Haines Junction on the Champagne Aisihak culture
12:30 Knowing who you are through research and education with Dr. Norma Shory
2:30 Local favorite Wayne Price on canoe journeys in Alaska and the Yukon
3:30 Formline, carving, and cultural games
and finally at 4:30 a drum circle.