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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.

Three hatch model Aleut baidarka by Sergie Sovoroff

Sounding Board: Native Crafts

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, March 27th at 10am), we’re talking about Native and traditional crafts. With the forces of a cash economy and alternative…

Byron Mallott with Laureli and Ric

A candidate’s visit

Pictured above is Alaska gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott alongside KNOM’s news director Laureli Kinneen and general manager Ric Schmidt. Mallott has made history in recent months…

Story49: Jeremiah James

This January, Story49 features Jeremiah James of Yakutat, AK. Jeremiah is a Tlingit artist who specializes in seal and sea otter skin and fur production. In…

Story49: MaryJane Litchard

The December episode of Story49 features MaryJane Litchard of Nome, Alaska. MaryJane’s story is told in two acts: “MaryJane Meets John F. Kennedy” and “MaryJane’s Gift.”…

Story49: Stephen Blanchett

In November, Story49 featured Stephen Blanchett of Bethel, Alaska. Stephen is a founding member of the band Pamyua. In this episode, Stephen discusses his musical inspirations…

Story49: Marjorie Tahbone

In October, Story49 featured Marjorie Tahbone of Nome, Alaska. Marjorie shares her story about studying abroad in Nunavut, winning Miss Indian World, and her decision to…

Fawn, Woody, and Lisa

In Alaska, songs from Oklahoma

In October, two Nome residents raised in the Native communities of Oklahoma shared their experiences – and traditional songs – with our listeners. Hear their music.

With Moses Wassilie at the AFN Art Fair

Laughter and Respect

“It was inspiring to be surrounded by so many reflective, positive people,” Emily says about the 2013 Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Fairbanks.