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Read-Along with Mary Jane Litchard

The drawing 'Home of Nature' By Mary Jane Anuqsraaq Litchard, from 2001.

Mary Jane Litchard shares three stories, including an ekphrasis (or, a detailed spoken description) of this drawing she created in 2001.

She also shares about her connection to the land and the opportunities she sees around her. Mary Jane is a celebrated poet and author from Western Alaska.

The KNOM Read-Along airs every Friday at 4:15. This was first aired June 12, 2020.

Image at the top: The drawing ‘Home of Nature’ By Mary Jane Anuqsraaq Litchard, from 2001.

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