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Repatriation, Recording, Representation

Man and woman stand smiling in front of a large wall map of northwestern Alaska.

Repatriation of human remains and cultural artifacts from Lower-48 museum archives was one of the many accomplishments that prompted local leader Vera Metcalf’s induction into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame.

Shaktoolik Students Save Seal

Bearded seal on ice floe

In early April, a group of Shaktoolik students rescued an abandoned ugruk (bearded seal) pup. The week-old seal washed on shore in the rural community.

Recycling Bicycles

A student smiles at the camera, seated at a table on which stands a bicycle being repaired.

Nome Anvil City Science Academy students recently learned to repair something many Alaska teens greatly prize: their own bicycles.

‘We All Help Each Other’

Athletic event in school gymnasium

In Western Alaska, the school athletics season ends with a highlight for many students and spectators alike: Native Youth Olympics (NYO).

From the GM’s Desk (June 2019)

“We pray for sustained light and hope in each life KNOM touches,” Margaret writes in the end-note to KNOM’s June 2019 newsletter.