Welcome to Village City: A lifestyle campaign connecting rural and urban youth across the state of Alaska brought to you by Native Time in partnership with the Alaska Humanities Forum. Native Time is now and Village City is right here.
This episode features Katlyn Smith who is Miss Teen Arctic Circle 2021 with big dreams hailing from Kotzebue and Nome, Alaska. She shares her love for the land and the ocean, her journey to Miss Teen Arctic Circle, and finding her voice to speak up on issues Native youth face today. This is her story.
The music for this episode was created by Aqqalu also known as Uyarakq, and Ukila also known as Byron Nicholai. Their music is available on all platforms.