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As Heard on Morning Line: Big Island Battle Map

Nov 27, 2017
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation

Archaeologist Tom Wolforth has made a map documenting 108 battles on the Big Island of Hawaii - as well as battles from legendary times. 

Wolforth says oral history is at the root of his research - though some is written and published and readily available. 

For more information and to see the map, check out http://www.hawaiianwarfare.com/

or listen to the audio below:

As Heard on Morning Line: Veterans' History Project

Sep 19, 2017
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation

With the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention a month away, a new project is gearing up to offer a training to record veterans histories.  

The "Oral History Training Seminar" will be October 20th, from 1:30 to 4:30 at the Alaska Veterans Museum on 4th Avenue in Anchorage.  

The Veteran's History Project aim is to gather oral histories, a choice that the coordinator, Brad Schmitz says helps make the stories come alive, moreso than if it were in print.