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Elder Voices: Rita Olanna

The community of Teller is in the foreground, with Brevig Mission faintly visible across the water. Photo: KNOM File.
The community of Teller is in the foreground, with Brevig Mission faintly visible across the water. Photo: KNOM File.

Join Elder Voices this week to hear from Brevig Mission elder Rita Olanna from her interview done back in 2005.

Born in Wales, Rita shares the details of her childhood, recalling tales of her grandparents and details of life from growing up in the region.

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