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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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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Nome's Guy Martin

In a 2013 conversation, elder Guy Martin shares his story and relates his thoughts on the importance of continuing subsistence traditions into the future.

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Fish River, White Mountain

From the KNOM Archive, hear White Mountain’s Enid Lincoln this week on “Elder Voices.” Born in Solomon in 1950, Enid tells her story of growing up with her family in White Mountain; of boarding schools, a relocation to Dallas, Texas, and working with children to preserve the Fish River language and culture.

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In a 2011 interview, Koyuk’s Abraham Anasogak, Sr., remembers his time in the National Guard and his work as a bilingual teacher’s aide. He shares his memories of living a subsistence lifestyle: of hunting, fishing, and running a dog team since his youth.

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Gambell, Alaska on St. Lawrence Island. Courtesy of Kklunder Kathie Klunder.

Born outside Gambell, Nancy Walunga shared her story with KNOM’s Elder Voices in 2012, at the age of 85. Hear her speak in both Siberian Yup’ik and English. Nancy shares, “It’s important to let them know who you are, where you are from, your language.”

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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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