Renewing our future with energy and jobs
November 6, 2009
By Harold Frank Jr.
Ibelieve the key to economic renewal in rural Alaska begins with providing good education and career training for any tribal member that wants to improve their world. Economic and social advances must begin and end with our tribal members becoming competitive. Education and career training provide maximum flexibility in the workplace.
I am a current graduate student pursuing a Master of Science degree at Central Washington University. The topic of my thesis is “Developing Tidal Energy in Angoon, Alaska.” I decided to explore renewable energy alternatives because methods to reduce the burdensome cost of energy would be welcomed by fellow tribal members in my hometown. My personal vision is to identify a need and educate myself to fill the void. Education is the key. Read more