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Listen: Bethel Community Round Table On Racial Equity

Community members marched from the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center to Watson's Corner and back in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of the murder of George Floyd. Picture taken in Bethel, Alaska on June 2, 2020.
Katie Basile

Following two Black Lives Matter protests in Bethel, KYUK held a community round table to hear from some of the people involved. A diverse panel shared personal stories on understanding and discussing racial identity and equity. Community members selected the participants and discussion topics.


  • Moderator: Beverly Hoffman
  • Yugtun Translator: Lillian Michael
  • Panelists: Lonnie Holley II, Melanie Fredericks, Steve Street
  • Callers: Nicholai Joekay, Lonnie Holley III, Meghan Crow

Bethel community round table on racial equity - part 2