The 30-minute TV program, “When the Water Took the Land,” will premiere this Sunday and then air again on Tuesday.
Board members Brennan and Davis will not seek re-election. Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell will compete for Brennan’s spot, while Keith Conger runs unopposed for Davis’.
Over 700 students are enrolled in the district, but eight left Nome Schools over the summer to attend Mount Edgecumbe.
Our listeners have become slightly more fluent in the Alaska Native language of Iñupiaq through a new series of fun, conversation-focused radio spots.
This month’s Story49 features educator and dancer Mary Huntington. “All the things that I do in classrooms and schools… trying to incorporate culture and language, probably wouldn’t have taken place if I didn’t start out with Eskimo dance,” she says.
Thanks to you, our listeners — and readers of KNOM’s online news — have received a wide slate of fascinating (and, at times, very urgent) news…
With Alaska’s primary in August, city elections throughout the state in October, and the general election in November, there have been ample occasions for our listeners…
Lawmakers spoke to the work behind the bill, but assembled speakers, teachers, and students of many Alaska Native languages spoke to the vitality of what the recognition means.
“What is this year going to mean?” volunteer Jenn asks. “Who are we going to be next year when the days start to grow longer again, when the icy, liquid-metal sea melts back to blue?”
Teacher Marjorie Tahbone and students Tehya and Katherine give us a glimpse into their course—and it’s about a lot more than language.