This week’s episode of “Elder Voices” from the KNOM archive features a 2011 interview with Irene Aukongak of Golovin, Alaska.
On this week’s episode from the Elder Voices archive, hear our 2009 interview with Iġġiaġruk, Willie Hensley. Tune in to 780 AM or 96.1 FM at 11am or 6pm Wednesday, or listen online.
In his 2011 interview, Shishmaref elder Davis Sockpick remembers a time when he could rely on his team of dogs for just about anything.
In 1938, Norbert Kakaruk was born in a sod house in Mary’s Igloo. His January 2008 interview details his life and experiences growing up in western Alaska without his eyesight.
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 January, volunteers Kristin Leffler and Courtney Cousins went to Elim, Alaska, for a very special community gathering: elder Eliza Katongan’s 100th birthday party.
The December 2013 episode of Elder Voices features Guy Martin of Nome, Alaska, born April 5th, 1942.
This September, Elder Voices remembered the late Patrick Omiak. Born in Diomede in 1935, the respected leader passed away in early August of this year due…
“Eskimo dancing and singing makes you feel good. It makes you forget all the problems you have in your life, your mind. It’s just like turning…
Thanks to a sponsorship with a regional air carrier, KNOM Radio is frequently the beneficiary of free air travel to many of the communities we serve.…