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Gabby Hiestand Salgado

Wellness Programming Producer

Gabby Hiestand Salgado is a second year Jesuit Volunteer and is the Wellness Programming Producer. She was raised in Seattle, Washington and went to school at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where she studied Classical Language and Literature along with Film and Media Studies. She is super excited to be in Bethel and serving at KYUK.

Michael Robbins / LKSD

Toksook Bay Principal Michael Robbins talks about how the community is using their low-power radio station to stay informed and connected through the pandemic.

Shane Iverson / KYUK

Katie Basile, Elle Loughlin, and Gabby Hiestand Salgado talk about working in the multimedia department at KYUK. They discuss the history of the multimedia department as they prepare to celebrate its fourth year at KYUK. They look at how the multimedia department has changed over the past four years, and future projects that they are looking forward to working on. 


KYUK has been documenting life in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta for nearly 50 years. Going back to 1971, KYUK has been capturing everything from Yup'ik dance, to interviews with local Elders. Now KYUK is digitizing our history. With help from our funders, we are in the process of digitizing over 2,000 videos and making them available to the public.


Gabby Salgado / KYUK

When art camp was canceled, Margret Hannah took it upon herself to keep the tradition alive. She put a call out to the public asking for members of the community to come and paint the dumpsters. This year's collection of dumpsters were painted throughout the month of July, including during a midnight dumpster party, and delivered around the city in early August. 

To learn more about the dumpster paintings, listen to the following episode of Coffee@KYUK featuring Margret Hannah from LKSD, and Theresa Quiner from the Kuskokwim Consortium Library.



On this episode of Ikayutet, Diane and Esther discuss how to grow loving kindness within ourselves. They look at what it means to be mindful, and they give us some tips and phrases on how to foster kindness within our lives. 





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