Three smiling women stand together in KNOM’s lobby

During the Cold War, the “Ice Curtain” divided the people of the Bering Strait. But in the past 30 years, amazing things have been happening on both sides of the Alaska–Russia border.

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Ronald Kingeekuk butchers the whale. Photo: Darcie Kingeekuk on May 5, 2014.

On “Elder Voices” this week, hear the encore of KNOM’s interview with Caleb Pungowiyi. Born and raised on St. Lawrence Island, Caleb shares stories from his childhood.

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On this week’s Elder Voices, hear Gambell’s Winnie James, Jr. in an encore airing of our interview in 2002. Tune in Wednesday at 11am and 6pm.

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Gambell, AK

Ora Gologergen was born in Gambell in 1916. Hear tales of her childhood from stories she shared during her 2008 interview in Savoonga.

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