February’s Story49 takes us to Nome’s “Tales From Around the Woodstove” storytelling event. Hear a selection of stories and interviews with storytellers and event organizers.
In Gambell, Alaska, experience a week-long storytelling workshop in which children create and perform their own stories, inspired by Alaska’s wildlife and culture.
Couldn’t make the Arctic Entries/Nome Arts Council storytelling event? No worries, this month’s Story49 includes full audio from the show as well as an interview with the organizers. Tune into KNOM on Sunday or Thursday or listen right here.
Reminiscent of live storytelling forums like “The Moth” comes a show that’s uniquely Alaskan—named for the spot where many northern tales are shared—Arctic Entries. Next month, the show is coming to Nome.
As the Story49 producer, Kristin’s job is to give Western Alaska a chance to tell their stories. Here, she writes an open letter to you about the power of sharing what you’ve lived.
Volunteer producer Dayneé changes hats, reporting on the Nalukataq celebration in Barrow, Alaska: “I am not a newsie at heart. I compensated for it by giving myself more prep time and a few pep talks in front of the mirror that went something like, ‘You’re assertive! You ask questions! You can walk up to strangers and ask coherent, intelligent questions!'”
The April episode of Story49 features Elizabeth Medicine Crow of Kake, Alaska. Elizabeth is the President and CEO of the First Alaskans Institute in Anchorage, and…
Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in the heavens where the love of our departed ones peer through and shine down upon us to let us know they are happy.
– inspired by an Eskimo legend
“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…
“Always teaching Always learning An Elder speaks While listeners observe intently Learning from brain to heart…” – Yaayuk Alvanna Stimpfle Episode I: Elim Episode II: Solomon…