At first I was nervous of moose. I'd hear stories of people being like, "Don't get too close to 'em or they might charge you," or something like that. I mean, not that I've gotten real up close and personal, but I'm not afraid of moose anymore. But yeah, we still keep an eye out for bears. We like to take a Bluetooth speaker with us, make a lot of noise and let 'em know we're coming.
This week we're hearing from Benjamin Agimuk in Bethel. Agimuk is originally from Chevak and is part of several Native dance groups as a yuraq drummer. He performed at this year's Cama-i Dance Festival.
This week we’re hearing from Palmer and Fena Sagoonick. The husband and wife live in Shaktoolik. Download Audio
This week we're hearing from Dimetros Baynesagn in Anchorage. Baynesagn is a UAA student originally from Ethiopia.
This week's 49 Voices features Chugiak resident Jim Baldwin, executive director of the Food Bank of Alaska.
This week we're hearing from John Fitka in Tuntutuliak. Fitka was born in Bethel and is a subsistence hunter.
This week we're hearing from Bobbie Sue Wolk in Anchorage. Wolk is originally from California and was the state's first licensed professional coach with the International Coaching Federation. Today she helps health professionals manage their stress. Listen now
This week we're hearing from Paul Brown III in Noorvik. Brown is the Village Police Officer for the community.
This week we're hearing from Leena Tarar in Anchorage. Tarar is an exchange student at Bartlett High School, originally from Pakistan. She was part of this year's Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute.
This week on 49 Voices, we’re doing something a little different. Our long-time editor and producer Annie Feidt will be leaving Alaska News Nightly to manage Alaska's new Regional Journalism Collaborative focused on energy and environment. As our editor she may very well be furious that we changed to tonight’s program without her permission, but we thought it was important to let her know how much she'll be missed. Download Audio