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Read-Along with Mary Jane Litchard

Mary Jane Litchard shares three stories, including an ekphrasis (or, a detailed spoken description) of this drawing she created in 2001. She also shares about her connection to the land and the opportunities she sees around her. Mary Jane is a celebrated poet and author from Western Alaska. The KNOM Read-Along airs every Friday at…

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Elder Voices: Agnes Amarok

Golovin, AK

In an episode from the “Elder Voices” archives, Agnes shares stories of subsistence, growing up at camp, and spending time with her grandmother outside Golovin.

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Elder Voices: Vince Pikonganna

Craggy, grassy island cliff and shoreline, wrapped in mist

Join “Elder Voices” for a special presentation from the KNOM Archive of two interviews with King Island elder Vince Pikonganna. Interviewed in both 2003 and 2013, Vince shares his story and his hope for future generations.

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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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Caught Doing Something Good: Alicyn Bahnke and Zoe Okleasik

Welcome to Caught Doing Something Good, where KNOM shines the spotlight on youth in Western Alaska. In this show, we interview students from the region and chat about the things they’ve been doing to positively impact their community. In this episode, we meet two girls with a shared vision for a healthier planet: Zoe Okleasik and…

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Elder Voices: Helen Larsen

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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