Alice Qannik Glenn is an Inupiaq woman and podcaster from Utqiagvic, Alaska. Among her many projects, she is the host and producer for Coffee and Quaq, a series exploring the collective experience of contemporary Native life in urban Alaska. 

She also serves as host and producer for Resolve, a series about missing and murdered Indigenous women in Alaska. 

In this extended episode, ATMI producer Roey McCowan talks with Glenn about her various projects. They discuss growing up Native in Alaska, disconnection from heritage among Native people who grow up in urban areas, and how Glenn manages interviewing people about their most traumatic experiences.

Hosted and music by Kendrick Whiteman.


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Alaska Teen Media Institute is based in Anchorage, Alaska. We would like to acknowledge the Dena’ina people, whose land we work on.

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