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Story49

A program offering those in Western Alaska an opportunity to share, record, and preserve the stories of their lives.

Nome's Lahka Peacock shares his story during a live storytelling event hosted on April 4th.

Story49: Live Storytelling Event

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.

Principal Mary Huntington leads the morning assembly at Koyuk-Malimiut School.

Story49: Mary Huntington

This month’s Story49 features educator and dancer Mary Huntington. “All the things that I do in classrooms and schools… trying to incorporate culture and language, probably wouldn’t have taken place if I didn’t start out with Eskimo dance,” she says.

Moses Wassilie and Emily Bieniek at AFN 2013

Story49: Moses Wassilie

This month, Story49 features Moses Wassilie of Nunapitchuk, Alaska. In this episode, Moses reflects on his favorite works and artistic journey.

Darlene Lind on an artists' panel at AFN 2013; featured with bronze sculpture

Story49: Darlene Lind

This August, Story49 features Darlene Lind of Wasilla, Alaska. Darlene was born in Naknek, Alaska, in 1942, and began her second career as a bronze sculpture…

Muktuk (photo credit: Panganga Pungowiyi)

Story49: Janelle Everett

June’s episode of Story49 is all about food. Please join Janelle Everett of Barrow, Alaska, as she describes how she combines the southern home-style cooking that…