Love Letters to Home: Maia Elkins of Delta Junction, Alaska

By KNOM Radio | October 20, 2022 |

In this letter, RAHI alumna Maia Elkins shares about the people who make her community home.

Love Letters to Home: Kyra Billings of Utqiagvik, Alaska

By KNOM Radio | October 14, 2022 |

In this letter, RAHI alumna Kyra Billings shared about the welcoming support of her home community in Utqiagvik.

Love Letters to Home: Dorothy Callahan of Nome, Alaska

By KNOM Radio | October 7, 2022 |

“We are truly a strong, golden and united group of people. We are strong by remembering to put others before ourselves, keep our elders safe with love, appreciate children by celebrating them and sticking up for our environment when their voices are silenced by bloodshed and decay,” RAHI alumna Dorothy Callahan of Nome said in her love letter to home.

Elder Wisdom: Robert Iyatunguk

By KNOM Radio | September 7, 2022

In this installment of Elder Wisdom, Robert Iyatunguk talks about Christianity.

Sumikkiaq qaniqłiuqpat? Part 6: Sharing

By KNOM Radio | September 7, 2022

In part 6 of “Sumikkiaq qaniqłiuqpat?,” Yaayuk talks about sharing culture, traditions and stories.

Sumikkiaq qaniqłiuqpat? Part 5: Meditation

By KNOM Radio | August 23, 2022

In part five of “Sumikkiaq qaniqłiuqpat?” by the Iñupiaq Language Group, Kiminaq Maddy Alvanna-Stimpfle leads a meditation.

With short spots, KNOM invites you to reflect on topics from information, history, and language to inspiration and theology. In these brief messages, ranging from 15 seconds to two minutes, KNOM hopes to uplift, encourage and inspire the people of Western Alaska.

Do you have an idea for a spot series, or know someone who has something to share with Western Alaska? Please contact us.

Elder Wisdom

Snippets of wisdom, adapted from episodes of KNOM's weekly Elder Voices program.

Language Sharing

'Sumikkiaq qaniqłiuqpat?' means, 'What will they talk about?' in Iñupiaq. Parts 1-6 are recorded in collaboration with the Iñupiaq Language Group. For more Iñupiaq learning, visit the Iñupiaq Word of the Day Facebook page.

Love Letters to Home

Students from rural communities around the state share what they love most about home. Produced in collaboration with the Rural Alaska Honors Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.