50 episodes

Alaska’s only statewide call-in forum for discussing the issues impacting life on the Last Frontier. Politics, science, culture and current events are covered by host Lori Townsend and members of the Alaska Public Media news team along with guests and callers.

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Alaska’s only statewide call-in forum for discussing the issues impacting life on the Last Frontier. Politics, science, culture and current events are covered by host Lori Townsend and members of the Alaska Public Media news team along with guests and callers.

    Talk of Alaska: Strengthening Indigenous food systems while highlighting local cuisine

    Talk of Alaska: Strengthening Indigenous food systems while highlighting local cuisine

    For Indigenous chefs, reviving traditional harvest and preparation techniques is a mission to both create healthier bodies and healthier, more vibrant connections to family and community.

    • 58 min
    Talk of Alaska: Resources for refugees and new arrivals in Alaska

    Talk of Alaska: Resources for refugees and new arrivals in Alaska

    Every year, people from all over the world arrive in Alaska to escape conflict at home. Many of them have language barriers, and need assistance to find housing and jobs to build a new life.

    • 58 min
    Talk of Alaska: Food security for urban and rural Alaskans amid rising prices and fewer fish

    Talk of Alaska: Food security for urban and rural Alaskans amid rising prices and fewer fish

    High prices at the gas pump and the grocery store are putting pressure on Alaskans just as federal COVID relief programs are coming to an end.

    • 58 min
    Talk of Alaska: Anchorage’s new Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies

    Talk of Alaska: Anchorage’s new Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies

    A new Department of Defense regional center for security studies based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage will track the region’s shifting priorities and changing climate.

    • 58 min
    Talk of Alaska: School security and addressing threats of violence

    Talk of Alaska: School security and addressing threats of violence

    The disturbing trend of gun violence in schools continues to force school districts to look for ways to protect students and staff, and to prepare for the worst case scenario.

    • 58 min
    Special Talk of Alaska: Live in Juneau for Celebration 2022

    Special Talk of Alaska: Live in Juneau for Celebration 2022

    Celebration planners and culture bearers share the significance of coming together once again on a special Juneau edition of Talk of Alaska.

    • 58 min

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