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Patrick Omiak, an elder from Little Diomede, Alaska

Elder Voices: Patrick Omiak

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…

A trip to Elim, Alaska

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.…

Elder Voices: Raymond Seetok Sr.

This month’s Elder Voices celebrates Raymond Seetok Sr, a Kingikmiut elder from Wales. Raymond was born in Wales in 1946. A whaling captain, husband, and father,…

Sounding Board: Honoring Elders

This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 29, 2012 at 10am), we’re remembering our elders. November is Native American Heritage Month. Let’s celebrate elders who influenced us –…

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…