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Elder Voices: Esther Kimoktoak

Fall tundra in Nome. Photo: Margaret DeMaioribus, KNOM.

In this episode of Elder Voices, share in the reflections and knowledge of Koyuk’s Esther Kimoktoak. Born April 4, 1930, Esther talks in detail on the seasonal gathering cycles around Koyuk and her marriage trip by dogsled to Haycock.

Elder Voices airs every Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm. Join us each week for another episode from the KNOM Archive.

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