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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 every month on Elder Voices. The show is presented in three parts, the first week of every month: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday after the 9am and 6pm weather.

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…

Elder Voices: Raymond Seetok Sr.

This month’s Elder Voices celebrates Raymond Seetok Sr, a Kingikmiut elder from Wales. Raymond was born in Wales in 1946. A whaling captain, husband, and father,…