In Gambell, Alaska, experience a week-long storytelling workshop in which children create and perform their own stories, inspired by Alaska’s wildlife and culture.
October’s episode of Story49 shines the spotlight on Nikaitchuat Ilisagviat, an Inupiaq language immersion preschool in Kotzebue.
September’s episode of Story49 features Sue Steinacher’s tale of a mushing trip to Russia that didn’t quite go as planned.
Throughout the early-20th century, many in Nome frequented the Dream Theater for entertainment. But it was also the site of a historic event when a 15-year-old Alaska Native girl stood up against the segregated seating policy. Listen here to the full story.
Lew Tobin reads excerpts from the compilation of old mining tales he collected back in the 1970’s — and tells his own tale of becoming an Alaskan.
From the time he struck a whale to his memories exploring St. Lawrence Island, Luke had many stories to share, and we were happy and grateful to hear them.
How can we expand and deepen our conversations on race? And why do these dialogues matter for the future of our communities?
This month on Story49, we’re celebrating the stories and perspectives of youth. Tune in on May 17th at 6:30p.m., May 21st at 3p.m. or listen right here to Tatiana Chanar’s Student49.
Couldn’t make the Arctic Entries/Nome Arts Council storytelling event? No worries, this month’s Story49 includes full audio from the show as well as an interview with the organizers. Tune into KNOM on Sunday or Thursday or listen right here.
What was it like during the first ever Iditarod sled dog race in 1973? Howard Farley talks mushing, volunteerism and the Iditarod legacy.