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Elder Voices: Mike Williams, Sr.

Mike Williams, Sr. is a well-regarded man. An Iditarod veteran, Yupik elder, and prominent tribal rights advocate, Williams is the type of musher who draws a big crowd at the finish line, even if he comes in 45th place. He shares some of his stories on the latest edition of KNOM’s Elder Voices. Williams has mushed for…

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Update News: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Nome Public Schools 5th & 6th graders are behind in reading; Alaska Natives from North Slope meeting with Obama officials this week; Alaska Native language preservation initiative present at the UAF Northwest Campus; Old Wein Building in Nome now in monofill. *Editors note for Nome Public Schools story: -Keith Conger chose to…

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