Mary Reeve moderates panel on rural health providers

2011-12-02 by

Mary Reeve, Recruitment and Retention of Alaska Native Nurses (RRANN) moderated a panel of rural health practitioners and experts to celebrate the connection between Alaska’s Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) and RRANNN. Ossie Kairaiuak, a guest Yup’ik singer and storyteller opened the event with music.

The list of presenters included:
Victoria Heart, RN, MS Director, CHAP/Rural Services, ANTHC

Beverly Davis, PA-C, Coordinator, ANTHC CHAP Training Center

Dr. Walter Johnson, former Medical Director of ANMC and CHAP Trainer

Linda Curda, CNM, MPH, UAF CHAP Academic Liaison

Tina DeLapp, EdD, RN, Rpofessor Emeritus, UAA School of Nursing

Jessica Schneider, RRANN Prenursing Student from Akiachak

Theresa Olanna, RRANN Prenursing Student from Shishmaref

Tracy Frost, RRANN Prenursing Student from Togiak

This event was a part of UAA’s Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month celebration in November 2011. This event was podcast Nov. 4, 2011.



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UAA Celebrates Alaska Native/Native American Indian Heritage month with Alaska Native Storytelling Part 1 of 2

2011-12-02 by News, Sports, and Art

Join Alaska Native storytellers Jack Dalton, Quentin Simeon, Ossie Kairaiuak (Ka-ir-ray-uak) and Polly Andrews to hear stories of humor, survival and cultural knowledge. This event was sponsored by the UAA Office of Diversity and Compliance and Native Student Services.

This podcast was recorded on Nov. 18, 2011.



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UAA Celebrates Alaska Native/Native American Indian Heritage month with Alaska Native Storytelling Part 2 of 2

2011-12-02 by News, Sports, and Art

Join Alaska Native storytellers Jack Dalton, Quentin Simeon, Ossie Kairaiuak (Ka-ir-ray-uak) and Polly Andrews to hear stories of humor, survival and cultural knowledge. This event was sponsored by the UAA Office of Diversity and Compliance and Native Student Services.

This podcast was recorded on Nov. 18, 2011.



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Author David Vann discusses 'Writing and Death'

2011-12-02 by

David Vann was born in the Aleutian Islands and spent his childhood in Ketchikan, Alaska. For 12 years, no agent would send out his first book, “Legend of a Suicide,” so he went to sea and became a captain and boat builder.

“Legend of a Suicide” has now won 10 prizes, including the Prix Medicis Etranger in France for best foreign novel, the Premi Llibreter in Spain for best foreign novel, the Grace Paley Prize, a California Book Award, and the L’Express readers’ prize (France). Translated into 17 languages, “Legend of a Suicide” is an international bestseller and has also been on 40 Best Books of the Year lists worldwide, and will be made into a film.

This podcast was recorded Oct. 28, 2011.



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