WCA, Tlingit & Haida and Legion distribute back-to-school essentials
August 23, 2023
Last Friday and Saturday, WCA, Tlingit & Haida and the American Legion distributed backpacks and other school supplies to help prepare the community's youth for the academic year.
A long line of students and families snaked out of the WCA Cultural Center on Friday morning, Aug. 18, as parents and children geared up for the task of backpack selection.
"This is an important program to make sure that we're supporting our children and also our tribal families with school essentials," said Tribal Administrator Esther Aaltséen Reese. "It takes the pressure off the families because things ar...