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KBC to hold Civil Rights Day meeting

January 11th 11:19 am | Staff Report Print this article   Email this article  

Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College will hold a public lecture at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in recognition of Civil Rights Day, "Protecting Subsistence for Rural Alaskans."

Tim Troll, executive director of the Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust, will discus?the challenges rural village subsistence users face as a result of changes to the social, economic and political geography of rural Alaska following the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971.

The talk will be facilitated by Dr. Jeff Meyers, assistant professor of history and political science at Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College/University of Alaska Anchorage.

The meeting is being co-sponsored by UAA's Diversity Council.

In observance of Alaska Civil Rights Day and Martin L. King Day, all locations of Kenai Peninsula College will be closed Jan. 15. Campuses and extension sites will re-open with normal hours on Jan. 16.

 

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