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KCAW Raven Radio of Sitka Recordings Collection, 1982-2010

By Zachary R. Jones, Archivist

Collection Overview

Title: KCAW Raven Radio of Sitka Recordings Collection, 1982-2010

Predominant Dates:1982-1997

ID: MC/061

Creator: KCAW Raven Radio of Sitka

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Languages: English [eng], Tlingit [tli]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This two-box collection consists of archival recordings aired by KCAW Raven Radio of Sitka, Alaska between 1982 and 1997, with one recording dating to 2010. The collection largely contains and documents Southeast Alaska Native voices, content, and issues of importance to the Southeast Alaska Native community, including interviews with elders, political figures, organizations (such as the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood), and surrounding important events. The recordings in this collection are in multiple formats, including cassette, mini-disc, and open reel. An item by item inventory and description of collection contents is available at SHI.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Restrictions: No restrictions, but some items remain on outdated format.

Use Restrictions: Intellectual Properties Note: Since SHI adheres to the Protocols for Native American Archival Materials, and since we desire to honor Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian traditional cultural belief that clans retain the intellectual property rights to clan stories or songs, patrons who use or study clan songs or stories are asked to credit clan ownership to stories and songs.

Acquisition Method: The material in the collection was donated to Sealaska Heritage Institute on December 17, 2013 by KCAW Raven Radio, represented by Ken Fate, General Station Manager. Accession # 2013.036

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 2: RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 3: Migrated recordings on CD.Add to your cart.
Includes recordings MISC-231 (Fred Big Jim), 221 (Sitka Speakeasy), 290 (ANB Basketball Special), 17 (Albert Davis), 262 (Klukwan Artifacts)