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Voting stickers, Nome, 2014


With Alaska’s primary in August, city elections throughout the state in October, and the general election in November, there have been ample occasions for our listeners…

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…

Polar bear boots on display in the school in Gambell

A Picture and a Thousand Words

Preparing for her departure from Nome, Emily reactivates her dormant Facebook account. She faces a choice: What experiences from Western Alaska can be shared with social media, and what stories are better told face-to-face?

Cody Blackbird in Studio A

Live flute from Cody Blackbird

Thanks to you, our broadcasts feature a wide variety of news, information, and music, including specialty shows from dedicated, local volunteers. One such volunteer, Lisa Ellanna…

The Teller Dance Group at the Kawerak Regional Conference

A Western Alaskan Education

Emily attended the Kawerak Regional Conference last week and realized how much she has learned about Alaska Native history and culture over the past nine months.