49 Voices: Katy Miller of Eek

This week we're hearing from Katy Miller in Eek. Miller is the Yup'ik teacher at the village school.

49 Voices: Janis Stoner, the state’s first female land surveyor

This week we're doing something a little different and going back in time. Janis Stoner was the first female land surveyor in the state, coming up 47 years ago. Stoner lives in San Francisco now, but in her short six-year tenure in Alaska, she helped make history. Listen now

49 Voices: Wayne Constantine

This week, we're hearing from Wayne Constantine, who is Athabascan and lives on a homestead on the Stony River. Download Audio

49 Voices: Edna Grass and Betty Morehouse of Anchorage

This week we'll hear from two Anchorage residents. Edna Grass and Betty Morehouse are neighbors in the Adelaide building downtown. They both live in small, one-person apartments. An unusual common interest brought them together, and Edna Grass says, it saved her life. Download Audio

49 Voices: William “Pops” Wilson of Wasilla

This week we're hearing from William "Pops" Wilson in Wasilla. Wilson has been fishing in the Wasilla area his whole life. Listen now

49 Voices Brittney Anderson of McGrath

This week we're hearing from Brittney Anderson in McGrath. Anderson moved to McGrath in January of 2016. Listen now

49 Voices: Alexandria McLearen of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Alexandria McLearen in Anchorage. On Sunday, McLearen will give the UAA commencement speech for the Fall 2017 ceremony, and hopes to someday become a doctor. Listen now

49 Voices: Sierra Anderson of Nome

This week we're hearing from Sierra Anderson from Nome. Anderson is a junior in high school who hopes to study architecture after graduating. Listen now

49 Voices: Trevor Shaw of Ketchikan

This week we’re hearing from Trevor Shaw of Ketchikan. He’s an Alaska Delegate who’s been attending the Republican National Convention this week.

49 Voices: Brian Weed of Juneau

This week we’re hearing from Brian Weed in Juneau. Weed is a corrections officer by day and a mine explorer in his free time.

49 Voices: Carlos Godfrey of Anchorage

Today we're hearing from Carlos Godfrey of McGrath. Godfrey works for the National Weather Service and is based in Anchorage. Listen now
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49 Voices: Fia Ape of Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Fia Ape in Anchorage. She moved here from Hawaii and just started 10th grade at West High. Listen now

49 Voices: Hunter McGovern of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Hunter McGovern in Anchorage. McGovern is a member of Doctors Without Borders, and just got back from a 7-month assignment in Nigeria. Listen now

49 Voices: Clintonette Gregg of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Clintonette Gregg of Anchorage. Gregg grew up in Kotzebue and is the leader of the Anchorage Northern Lights dancers. The Inupiaq dance group opened the first day of the AFN convention on Thursday. Listen now

49 Voices: Riley Woodford of Juneau

This week we're hearing from Riley Woodford in Juneau. Woodford is a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Listen now

49 Voices: Jannelle Trowbridge of Nome

This week we're hearing from Jannelle Trowbridge from Nome. Trowbridge is a UAA student and Arctic Youth Ambassador who almost a decade ago sailed up to Alaska with her family from Michigan. Listen now

49 Voices: Simon Vongsamath in Bethel

This week, we're hearing from Simon Vongsamath in Bethel. Vongsamath works for Alaska Airlines and is originally from Thailand. Listen now

49 Voices: Ivan Simonek of Wrangell

This week we're hearing from Ivan Simonek in Wrangell. Simonek emigrated from Czechoslovakia in the 60s. Listen now

49 Voices: Judy Donegan of Palmer

This week, we're hearing from Judy Donegan, who's lived in Palmer for six years. Download Audio

49 Voices: Demry Mebane of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Demry Mebane in Anchorage. Mebane moved up here four years ago from Texas and just started his last year at UAA, after which he plans on attending law school. Listen now