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Let’s Tell Legends and Stories: Young Man vs. the Witches

Thank you for tuning in to KNOM for the story “Young Man vs. the Witches” by Grace Slwooko. You can listen to it again above.

Josie Bourdon narrates this tale about a young man who leaves behind his village and his family after his father reprimands him. On his journey, he encounters a beautiful woman whose people welcome him. However, all is not well in this village, and the young man will have to use all his skills to survive.


Thank you to Josie Bordon for narrating this story, and Grace Slwooko for her many contributions to KNOM’s legends and stories collection.

Music for this episode came from FreeMusicArchive.org: “Night’s Tale”(Dexter Britain) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and “Chasing Time” (Dexter Britain) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0.

One sound effect for this episode came from Freesound.org: “Small Ringing Bells” by Craftport (CC).

Yaayuk Alvanna-Stimpfle, Vera Metcalf, and Katya Wassillie voiced the introduction to this program in Inupiaq, St. Lawrence Island Yupik, and Yup’ik, respectively. The introduction music is excerpted from “Together In The Empty” (Dexter Britain) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0.