Craggy, grassy island cliff and shoreline, wrapped in mist

In 2012, Wilfred Anowlic shared with “Elder Voices” his life story, snapshots of the history of King Island, and his love of Eskimo dancing.

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A view of Unalakleet from a nearby mountaintop. (Photo: Maddie Winchester, KNOM)

Stanton Katchatag of Unalakleet shares memories and reflections on his life in a 2002 episode of “Elder Voices.” “Life is a learning process,” Stanton says.

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Husband and wife Alfred and Ethel Adams share their story on this rebroadcast of KNOM’s “Elder Voices.” Recorded in Koyuk in 2003, the two share their own stories of growing up in the region and of their marriage.

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Hear Mike Williams, Sr., from his interview with Elder Voices from the KNOM archive: “We need to speak up… and do what is right for the generations that are coming.”

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The community of Teller is in the foreground, with Brevig Mission faintly visible across the water. Photo: KNOM File.

The oldest of 11 children, Rita Olanna grew up in Brevig Mission. Hear stories of reindeer herding, shared from her grandparents, and more details of life growing up in the region.

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Aerial view of Bethel, Alaska

Join Peter Jacobs for a special interview for Elder Voices spoken completely in Yup’ik, recorded just after he was awarded Elder of the Year in 2008 at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention.

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Golovin, Alaska

Alice shares fond memories of her childhood in Golovin in this rebroadcast of “Elder Voices.” She remembers camping, going to school, and playing football on the ice.

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Savoonga

“Everyone helped each other,” Harriet says of her childhood in Savoonga. Hear Harriet speak about subsistence hunting and the closeness of her community in this encore of “Elder Voices.”

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