Alaska!

It’s really true! Check this out (from their promotional materials) ­čÖé
The Art of Juggling Conference
April 23rd, 24th, 25th, 2004
At the Anchorage Hilton Downtown
Deaf Interpreter Presenters: Julie Simon & Steve Walker
ASL Language Presenter: Trix Bruce
Interpreting Presenter: Stephanie Jo Kent
Stephanie Jo Kent, CI, MS, has been interpreting for a decade. She earned a master’s degree in social justice education in 1996 and is in her second year of doctoral studies in communication.
Steph has worked at two residential deaf schools, was a member of the planning team for the Allies conferences from 1997-1999, and co-presented

edited letter to the editor

The Reformer printed my letter in the Weekend issue yesterday with an interesting insertion. They deleted “your coverage” and added the words “Associated Press article”, apparently to distance themselves from it? The author is unidentified on the website and it seems we’ve already recycled the paper…
Here’s my original text – apparently they posted all the letters EXCEPT for mine from that day!
Dear Editor,
I was disappointed to read the bias in your coverage of the trial requiring the use of sign language interpreters. By presenting non-deaf people’s experience of adjusting to the cultural differences and linguistic issues involved in interpreting as