Lance A. Twitchell and his students played a key role in the bill’s support.
A bill that would symbolically make 20 Alaska Native languages official in the state of Alaska unanimously passed the state House of Representatives on Wednesday April 16. House Bill 216 now goes to the Senate, where it was scheduled to be heard by the State Affairs Committee. Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages Xh'unei - Lance A. Twitchell and his students played a key role in the bill’s support.
Pictured happy supporters of House Bill 216 include UAS faculty Xh'unei - Lance A. Twitchell and students Charles McHenry, Miguel Rohrbacher, Will Geiger and Mallory Story.
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