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Posts by Lauren Frost

Story49 Presents “Through the Ice Curtain”

View of Provideniya from Komsomolskaya Bay. Photo: Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

In this three-part series, we take a look at the relationship between Alaska and Russia from before the Cold War all the way through the present day. Hear directly from the people who melted the “Ice Curtain,” and from the people working to keep it melted.

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Elder Voices: Harriet Penayah

Savoonga

“Everyone helped each other,” Harriet says of her childhood in Savoonga. Hear Harriet speak about subsistence hunting and the closeness of her community in this encore of “Elder Voices.”

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Through the Fog

Shishmaref Break Up

Lauren reflects on the path ahead of (and behind) her. Then, the volunteers play a game that reveals some of what they’ve learned about each other this year.

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The Changing of the Seasons

Muskoxen off the Nome-Teller Highway

Summer is approaching (despite a little snow). That means flowers are growing, and so are the volunteers! We talk personal growth and hitting the 11-month mark in this week’s audio blog.

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