Alaska Native drumming, dancing, and song represent a “common heartbeat” and a “common humanity” for the region KNOM serves. Thanks to you, we helped bring to our listeners a vibrant example of these cultural traditions at a very special event: the 2016 Cama-i Dance Festival.
In February, we began taking steps to make our Alaska Native music broadcasting even better, by inviting the Nome-St. Lawrence Island Dance Group into our studio.
A new Alaska nonprofit aims to give a new voice to the people and communities of the North Slope.
Alaska Native author Ernestine Hayes was in Nome on Monday night to present a writing workshop and to discuss her work.
A new program on KNOM offers “audio postcards” from different places and different moments of daily life in Western Alaska. Learn more about the show Dearest Alaska.
“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
Teller, Alaska, is a community close to Nome, and KNOM, in more ways than one. This year, our volunteers continued a cherished tradition of making the trek to Teller’s annual, spirited dancing festival.
Volunteer producers Maddie and Mitch recently traveled to the community of Wales for one of our region’s most notable annual events: the Kingikmiut Dance Festival, which brings together practitioners of traditional Alaska Native music and storytelling from throughout KNOM country.
Obama’s three-day tour of Alaska focuses on climate change with visits to to Anchorage, Dillingham, and Kotzebue.
Peoples across the North have told her story many times in many places. Listen to the story of Sedna, the young girl whose tragic betrayal brought Arctic mammals to the world.