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Elder Voices: Winnie James, Sr.

A drying rack in Gambell.

This week on Elder Voices, hear the story of Gambell’s Winnie James, Sr. Winnie was born and raised in Gambell. Hear history of St. Lawrence Island mixed with Winnie’s personal story. Winnie shares stories of subsistence hunting for seals and walrus, and the introduction of reindeer herding on the island.

Elder Voices: a window to the past, a door to the future. Tune in Wednesdays at 11am and again at 6pm, only on KNOM.

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