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Sculpting

Sunset over the Nome shoreline

Before coming to KNOM, I was working in theatre. Four things taught in light design are: 1.)  The eye first goes to the brightest point on the stage. 2.)   Light illuminates what the designer wants the audience to see. 3.)  The absence of light hides what the designer does not want the audience to see.…

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Elder Voices: James Okpealuk

James Okpealuk is a skilled carpenter. Throughout his life, the Teller Elder has helped build many houses in Alaska, including homes in Fairbanks, new houses in Nome, and the old school in Teller. But he remembers his traditional home in Little Diomede with a smile: “All sod and rocks…more like a shack. Small, but very…

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