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Marjorie Tahbone, the vice chair of Inuusiq, Inc., teaching an Inupiaq class at the Nome high school.

With “Language Nest,” a New Campaign to Revitalize Inupiaq

“What makes it a language nest instead of just a day care is that it’s going to provide the parents and the grandparents with learning materials,” Hattie Keller said of a new Inupiaq “language nest” project coming to Shishmaref. The nest will be run by Inuusiq, Inc., a non-profit of which Keller is the Board Chair.

Marjorie Tahbone and Byron Nicholai

Special Sounds in Our Studios

It’s a bittersweet moment, as we say farewell to volunteer community deejay Marjorie Tahbone, who, as the host of Alianait Radio, has lovingly shared the culture and language of her Alaska Native upbringing — as well as music inspired by that culture.

Marjorie Tahbone in Studio A

Merry Calls

In December, our annual Christmas Call-In Show gave Alaskan listeners a special, festive way to spread holiday cheer to their loved ones — thanks to you.

Courtney with Jake Kenick in a scene from The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance… of Giving Back

It was a proud moment both for the Nome community and for KNOM early last month, as a local theatre production brought a few of our full-time volunteers into the arts scene of our region — and brought a taste of 1890s England to 2010s Alaska.