Hi, my name is John Active. I have been working here at KYUK since the early 1970’s, over 40-years. I am a Yup’ik Eskimo living in Western Alaska, living in the Kuskokwim River Delta, in Bethel.
I am a Traditional Storyteller by trade,...
Yup'ik Translator & On-Air Hostjulia@kyuk.org
Julia was born in Bethel and grew up in Tuntutuliak. She was born the last of 6 children. She was raised in a Yup’ik household and spoke only Yup’ik until she was about 10 years old.
Julia was married in 1995 and moved to Kwigillingok....
Born on Nunivak Island, Mekoryuk alongside my twin sister Marilyn, I was born second as our mother, Emma, did not know she was having twins to her surprise born in our home as my late auntie Susie Shavings was the midwife helping momma deliver...