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Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...presentations about the region and its people, medicinal plants, fish cutting, drying and smoking and cross-cultural communications, or "how to make sure you don't insult local people," as Hendricks puts it."One of the things you...
Start your New Year with Alaska Native Languages at UAS

...multiple angles from which to see the same situation, which is an incredible benefit for problem-solving and cross-cultural communications.Language is much more than a different word for the same thing. It can give us so much to analyze about...
Techies are from Mars, teachies are from Venus

...assumption they were communicating just because they spoke the same language. It's a common problem in cross-cultural communication. Perhaps one day technology will be so simple - or people will be so technical - that these problems will...
Around Town

...International Folkdance. Details: Tim, 789-4690. Cross-cultural Communication Workshop, 7:30-9 p.m., St. Details: Charles, 796-4149. Cross-cultural Communication Workshop, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., St...
Around Town

...Tim, 789-4690. Cross-cultural Communication Workshop, 7:30-9...Charles, 796-4149. Cross-cultural Communication Workshop, 9 a.m...Charles, 796-4149. Cross-cultural Communication Workshop, 10:30 a...
United Way of Southeast offers diversity training

...intervention, authority and guidance; evaluate origins and impact of institutional bias; identify effective cross-cultural communication techniques designed to foster inclusion and respect and minimize "unintentional intolerance;" illustrate...
District looks to solve school racism

...before the recent incidents. The Rev. Michael Oleksa, an Eastern Orthodox priest well known for his work on cross-cultural communication, is scheduled to speak to JDHS students and others on March 9 to 11. High school administrators are talking...
Education to be part of plan to fight racism

...gave the JDHS faculty Wednesday. Oleksa, an Eastern Orthodox priest in Anchorage known for his work in cross-cultural communication, also spoke to JDHS students, mostly sophomores, Tuesday and Wednesday. When public attention focuses...
Eastern Europe class open MBA or MPA graduate students

...resolution and leadership in multicultural environments. Students will study how to deal with challenges of cross-cultural communications and practice its skills in real-life situations and role plays, benefiting from a supportive environment...
The future of Alaska Native education

...growing frustration and anger, and eventually results in self-destructive behavior (Oleksa, KTUU TV Cross-Cultural Communications, Program 3). And I would add to these observations with one of my own - Alaska Natives have become an...


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