After Aucha’s son passed away, it took her years to find peace. Eventually she found it, on a 300 mile snowmachine trip, with her son’s best friend and a large pair of antlers.
Alaska Rural Veterinary Outreach sends volunteers all over Alaska to hold pop-up veterinary clinics. And at this clinic in Elim, visitors didn’t just receive free pet care; they also got to watch their own pets’ operations.
In these three stories from “Tales from Around the Woodstove,” we’ll visit camp, take a trip on an exercise bike, and even head on down to “The Love Conference.”
Share your story with us! KNOM’s Story49 is compiling stories about relationships between Alaskans and their neighbors across the Bering Strait. Спасибо! (Thanks!)
Two stories this month, both about finding what was lost. Bethel elder Esther Green recounts her childhood, and the White Mountain Dance Group shares some of their newly-learned songs.
He was an Inupiaq teacher living through a time of immense change. Now, the granddaughter he never met has pieced together his life using the photographs he left behind.
Nick Hanson and Rosemary Berg are used to competing. But the story they tell at home is one of inclusivity and connection.
In Shaktoolik, archaeology is a race against time. So the whole community has joined in the effort.
Many of them had never left St. Lawrence Island. That is, until they were competing in the finals of an international academic competition.
In August, Story49 takes us to Bethel, where we’ll meet Mike Bialy, a local teen with a passion for dance.