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Elder Voices

The elders of Alaska Native communities are deeply respected for their exceptional cultural knowledge and experience. We are honored to share their exceptional insights, uncommon wisdom, and memories on Elder Voices. Currently, KNOM broadcasts of Elder Voices are encore presentations of previously-produced episodes; hear them on Wednesdays at 11am and again at 6pm.

Elder Voices: Dan Karmun

Join KNOM every Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm for the rebroadcast of the beloved series, Elder Voices. This week’s show featured Dan Karmun, from Deering.

Patrick Omiak, an elder from Little Diomede, Alaska

Elder Voices: Patrick Omiak

This September, Elder Voices remembered the late Patrick Omiak. Born in Diomede in 1935, the respected leader passed away in early August of this year due…

Elder Voices: Betty Segock

“Always teaching Always learning An Elder speaks While listeners observe intently Learning from brain to heart…” – Yaayuk Alvanna Stimpfle Episode I: Elim Episode II: Solomon…