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? Tune in Thursday, June 25th at 3p.m. or listen here!
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.
What is love? It’s a big question, but this month’s Story49 delves into the topic through the stories of five local couples.
What does it mean to be a change-maker? This month’s Story49 features Tuesona, Denice and Brooke, three women fighting for a more inclusive society.
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.