Ora Gologergen was born in Gambell in 1916. Hear tales of her childhood from stories she shared during her 2008 interview in Savoonga.
In 1938, Norbert Kakaruk was born in a sod house in Mary’s Igloo. His January 2008 interview details his life and experiences growing up in western Alaska without his eyesight.
On this week’s episode of Elder Voices, we visit with Unalakleet’s Irene Katchatag, through her interview with KNOM from April 2002.
Join KNOM every Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm for the rebroadcast of the beloved series, Elder Voices. This week’s show featured Dan Karmun, from Deering.
Do you have a connection to Pilgrim Hot Springs? KNOM’s Story49 invites you to share your memories, stories, and connections to the hot springs for an upcoming oral history program.
“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…
This episode is the first of a three-part series featuring Yupik elder Harriet Penayah. When Harriet Penayah was growing up in Savoonga in the 1930s, the…
NSB police shoot Barrow man; voters in Holy Cross re-elect city council members; kidnapping charges filed in the death of Samantha Koenig; Alaska Legislature begins special session; Nome’s main runway to close for two weeks this summer; Nome-Beltz Drama Club to present play this weekend; and a Smithsonian researcher will speak about 19th century ivory drill bows and the related oral histories.