The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race in 91 days on March 4th.
“Tribal healing has to coexist with modern medicine,” Eva Menadelook, a tribal healer, stated. Norton Sound Health Corporation’s regional hospital in Nome has two Tribal Healers and one trainee to provide an alternative medical service to modern practices, such as prescribing opioids.
After an initial investigation, Troopers contacted 33-year-old Glen Morgan at his Aniak residence, where he was arrested on two counts of Assault in the Third Degree and one count of Robbery in the First Degree.
38-year-old Travis Siekert was hunting an estimated 35 miles northwest of St. Mary’s when he began suffering from serious medical issues.
There are no survivors after a mid-air plane collision Wednesday morning near Russian Mission. On Thursday, State Troopers and the NTSB continued their investigations.
Unalakleet will receive the largest single grant on the USDA Rural Development agency’s list totaling 6.6 million dollars. According to Larry Yerich, the public information coordinator for USDA Rural Development, the agency has invested more than $2 billion in rural Alaska since 2009.
In August, Story49 takes us to Bethel, where we’ll meet Mike Bialy, a local teen with a passion for dance.
In the fall, Nicholai will start at the University of Alaska Anchorage. His goal is to teach Yup’ik language and culture in rural Alaska.
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 April, Story49 journeys to Bethel to get a glimpse of the community’s Teens Acting Against Violence group.