Welcome to a new storytelling program produced in collaboration with the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, Artchange, Inc. & KCAW, Raven Radio. Daanax.ils’eik (Chuck Miller) will host “Our Grandparents’ Teachings”. This program will help keep Tlingit stories alive through storytelling and education. Join us as we celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Southeast Alaska.

If you have a story you would like to share, please reach out to storytelling@kcaw.org.

The radio version airs live on 91.1 & 104.7 FM on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 PM AKST (8 PM Pacific Time) on KCAW from Sitka, Alaska, on Lingít Aaní land. Produced in collaboration with the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, Artchange, Inc. & KCAW. Raven Radio Technical support for Our Grandparents’ Teachings was made possible in part with funding from the Rasmuson Foundation administered by the Alaska State Council for the Arts and Artchange Inc.

Episode 1: Storytelling


Episode 2: Strong Alaska Native Women


Episode 3: Salmon


Episode 4: Restorative Justice


Episode 5: Healing History: Alaska Day Under a New Lens


Episode 6: Origin Stories – “Will the Time Ever Come?”

Episode 7: After the Harvest

Episode 8: The Legacy of the Sitka Native Education Program

Episode 9: Clan Houses of Sitka

Episode 10: Herring

Episode 11: We Are Our Grandfather’s Abalone Earrings

Episode 12: To Live a Good Life