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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.

My Akutaq, Your Akutaq

This week I attended Kawerak’s 40th Year Anniversary Regional Conference. The three-day event brought together native speakers, workshops, and performances from all over the region, including…

A special sled dog race returns

February 2013 marked the second running of a sled dog race with special significance for Western Alaskans: the Paul Johnson Memorial Norton Sound 450. The NS450…

A spotlight on Native music

Thanks to your support, the KNOM Radio Mission continues to mean so many different things to so many different people. For many of our listeners, KNOM…

Congrats to the news crew!

It’s an exciting time for our mission: our news team is the recipient of two highly-coveted awards from the Alaska Broadcasters Association (ABA)! The ABA Goldie…

Sounding Board: Nicknames

This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 15, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about nicknames. Yes, nicknames can be annoying, but they also can be endearing and create…