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A KNOM Radio Play: The Year of Fog

For over six months, young Henry’s world has been shrouded in dense fog. He tries to help out his neighbors and spend time outside, but with Christmas fast approaching, it’s looking like a lonely Noel in his small town. Little does Henry know, his year of fog has just begun. To join Henry on his…

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Elder Voices: Mary Jane Litchard

Mary Jane Litchard sitting in front of a microphone.

Recorded in the summer of 2019, hear stories from Mary Jane Litchard on growing up in the communities of Lost River, Teller, Anchorage, and Nome. Mary Jane tells of overcoming struggles, becoming an artist at a young age, and the elders in her life who have inspired her own positive attitude.

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Elder Voices: Helen Larson

From Summer of 2019, join Helen Larson as she returns to her childhood home of Solomon and, in turn, reflects on the nature of what home has meant to her all these years gone by.

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Story49: Lisa Lynch

Woman stands in Nome street, smiling, wearing traditional Alaska Native clothing handed down through her family.

Lisa Lynch was crowned Miss Arctic Native Brotherhood in the summer. Although she grew up in Alaska, she now studies classics in Europe. Listen to hear how Lisa went from herding reindeer to sharing her culture in Rome.

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Story49: Delbert Pungowiyi

Delbert Pungowiyi sits with a cup of coffee in the IRA office in Savoonga.

When Delbert Pungowiyi was a young man in Savoonga, they had “nine months of winter.” This year, ice barely reached the island. In this two-part series, Delbert shares his memories of growing up on St. Lawrence Island and how he became a fierce voice for his community in a time of great change.

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