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Story49

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

Mother and daughter Janet Amuktoolik and Tatiana Chanar stand outside of our studios after an interview.

Student49: Tatiana Chanar

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.

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…