“I am truly standing on the shoulders of giants, of leaders in our native community,” says Nome’s Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle.
A new law in California bans the sale of all ivory products, including walrus ivory.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the convention, which will take place in Fairbanks between October 20-22, 2016.
President Obama recently removed the words “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two pieces of federal legislation, but it may take another generation for it to fade out of Alaska’s Arctic.
The school board has also approved a new literacy program for Nome Elementary and new social studies textbooks for Nome-Beltz Jr/Sr High.
A buoy afloat in the Bering Sea near King Island gathers wave readings that are live-streamed for local users, but with funding set to expire at the end of this season, the buoy needs a home and money to keep it operating.
Alaska poet and artist Joan Naviyuk Kane recently made a three day trip to King Island. It was part of a crowd-funded effort Kane designed to experiencing first hand where her mother’s family came from.
After more than six decades in the sub-Arctic, the Little Sisters of Jesus are moving on to points south. Through your support, KNOM brought their incredible story to the airwaves.
After more than 60 years serving communities in the Bering Strait region, the Little Sisters of Jesus are leaving western Alaska.
“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…