Elder Voices: Guy Martin
Guy Martin is from Nome, Alaska, born April 5th, 1942.
“It’s not living in the past. It’s continuing our culture. The naysayers will say, ‘You’re living in the past.’ We’re not living in the past. We honor the past. And we’re moving ahead.”
Episode 1: Subsistence
Episode 2: Mixing Traditions
Episode 3: The Role of Elders
[…] Last autumn, volunteer Anna Rose MacArthur visited the communities of Shishmaref and Savoonga (suh-VOON-guh), both within KNOM’s listening range. In Shishmaref, Anna Rose investigated the ongoing coastal erosion the community has experienced for decades – erosion long tied to climate change and, most recently, exacerbated by fall storms in the Bering Sea. She also conducted an interview for the January edition of Elder Voices. (The first Elder Voices episode Anna Rose produced – featuring Nome’s Guy Martin, pictured – aired in December.) […]