This week’s episode of “Elder Voices” from the KNOM archive features a 2011 interview with Irene Aukongak of Golovin, Alaska.
On this week’s episode from the Elder Voices archive, hear our 2009 interview with Iġġiaġruk, Willie Hensley. Tune in to 780 AM or 96.1 FM at 11am or 6pm Wednesday, or listen online.
In his 2011 interview, Shishmaref elder Davis Sockpick remembers a time when he could rely on his team of dogs for just about anything.
Beda Slwooko was born on St. Lawrence Island, in Gambell, Alaska. Beda remembers growing up in her grandparents’ house. She shares stories from her childhood, recalling her grandfather as a trapper, the busyness of life in the summer, and when she learned English and chose to turn to Christianity.
Hear a 2009 conversation with Jacob Ahwinona, born in Death Valley, around Fish River, about 90 miles from Nome.
Frances Wright was born in Solomon, Alaska, east of the city of Nome. She lived with her family and lived off the land. She didn’t know about the existence of canned vegetables until she moved to Nome at the age of 19.
Ora Gologergen was born in Gambell in 1916. Hear tales of her childhood from stories she shared during her 2008 interview in Savoonga.
In 1938, Norbert Kakaruk was born in a sod house in Mary’s Igloo. His January 2008 interview details his life and experiences growing up in western Alaska without his eyesight.
On this week’s episode of Elder Voices, we visit with Unalakleet’s Irene Katchatag, through her interview with KNOM from April 2002.
Steven Agloinga was born in White Mountain in 1926. Steven shares his story in a rebroadcast of Elder Voices from a 2004 interview with KNOM. Join KNOM every Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm, for a rebroadcast of the beloved series Elder Voices.