Internet Keeps Remote Alaska Town Together

Most days, when Terri Budke shows up to open the library in the tiny Tlingit Native American community of Hoonah, Alaska, she is greeted by a small crowd. Several people, mostly Native Americans, sit on the steps outside the library, pecking away on their laptop computers. That may seem a bit odd to urban folks, so accustomed to Internet access and all the latest communications tools. But in Hoonah, it's sort of a revolution because, without the small library and its wireless Internet service,...Full Story
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