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Story49: Delbert Pungowiyi

Delbert Pungowiyi sits with a cup of coffee in the IRA office in Savoonga.

When Delbert Pungowiyi was a young man in Savoonga, they had “nine months of winter.” This year, ice barely reached the island. In this two-part series, Delbert shares his memories of growing up on St. Lawrence Island and how he became a fierce voice for his community in a time of great change.

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Story49: Two Tales From the Trail

Wearing the same winter gear as when she ran the race, Kirsten Bey stands on stage at the Nome Elementary School to recount her experience of running the Yukon Quest.

In Western Alaska, it’s not just winter, it’s mushing season. Kirsten Bey and Rick Anderson told their stories from the trail live at the Nome Arts Council’s annual event, Tales From Around the Woodstove.

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Dearest Alaska: Broadcast

Student Broadcaster Mason Ivanoff lines up his shot at the Wrestling and Cheer Tournament in Unalakleet, AK.

This month we talk about the sounds of sight. Follow the BSSD Student Broadcast Team as they prepare to broadcast the Wrestling and Cheerleading Tournament in Unalakleet in November 2017.

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Dearest Alaska: Harvest

BSNC employee Tasha Lee with a new earthworm friend.

Join us on this month’s episode as we aerate soil, pluck potatoes, snip broccoli, and pluck carrots with Pilgrim Produce, an agricultural pilot program from Unaatuq, LLC, at Pilgrim Hot Springs.

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