Drag Queen Story Hour; Wildfire threatens Indigenous villages in Alaska

Drag Queen Story Hour; Wildfire threatens Indigenous villages in Alaska

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Tuesday, 14 June

The literacy program is exactly what the name implies: Drag Queens reading stories to young children — mostly on themes of diversity, acceptance, tolerance and self-esteem. Drag Queen Story Hour executive director and drag queen Jonathan Hamilt joins us. And, the East Fork fire is threatening four villages in the Yukon River region. One family has chosen to stay and support efforts to keep their community from burning. Olivia Ebertz of KYUK reports.
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