Alaska Review 36
Alaska Review collection
Mark O. Badger (Filmmaker)
Independent Television Inc.
Mark O. Badger reports on the challenges facing Alaska's rural communities and how the Molly Hootch lawsuit changed education in rural Alaska by arguing that students be able to attend high school in their home villages. Those interviewed include: Molly Hootch of Emmonak; Marshall Lind, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Education; Don Smith, Anchorage assemblyman; Alfred Karmun of Deering; Katherine Mills and Ida Kadashan of Hoonah; unidentified Mt. Edgecumbe High School students; George White, superintendent of the Northwest Arctic School District; unidentified schoolchild; Calvin Moto of Deering; Dr. Judith Kleinfeld of Fairbanks, with the University of Alaska; Dr. Ray Barnhardt of Fairbanks, with the University of Alaska; Marty Zelonky, assistant administrator of the Northwest Arctic School District; Katherine McNamara of McGrath, educator; Enoch Adams of Kivalina, member of the School Board Advisory Committee; Calvin Baker, principal of the Kivalina School; Lowell Sage, Jr., student; and David Watkins, teacher. The program contains views of Emmonak, Kodiak, Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka, Deering High School, the Kivalina School, and drawings and photos and films of early village life and schools in Alaska. The program also contains Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about electrical safety and pneumonia.
U-matic videotape; color; sound
School childrenVillagesRural schools
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Access to archival moving images is provided for educational and research purposes only. The user assumes full responsibility for obtaining any and all necessary legal permissions to further use, copy, publish or distribute this material. Many items are protected by copyright, or are restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, privacy and publicity rights, licensing, and trademarks. For more information about using this particular item, please contact UAF-APR-reference-Service@alaska.edu. If you own copyright to this material and feel you have not been properly identified, please contact us immediately so that we may update our records. Online material contested by rights holders will be removed until rights issues are reviewed and addressed.