Recover Out Loud to give voice to those who still suffer in silence.

Season 2

Jan. 29, 2023

Robert Kinneen- Episode 95.

Robert Kinneen Rob is Tlingit from Southeast Alaska. Rob was born in Petersburg, AK and grew up in Anchorage, AK. Rob is a chef who has appeared on the Today Show with Al Roker and also was selected to cook …

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Jan. 22, 2023

Shawna Nicholson - Episode 94

Shawna Nicholson Shawna is Yupik and Aleut. Originally from Dillingham She now resides on Dena’ina land. Shawna has been sober for over 3 years. On this episode Shawna courageously shares her story for those still struggling....

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Dec. 23, 2022

Katherine Cox- Episode 93

Katherine Cox Katherine Is Iñupiaq. Katherine was born in Anchorage, Alaska, grew up in Nome, Alaska, and now resides in Colorado. Katherine has been sober for 6 years. On this episode Katherine courageously shares her story ...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Molly Cuk Ba'ak - Episode 92

Molly Cuk Ba’ak Molly is from the Tohono O'odham Nation in Southern Arizona. Molly is the loving mother to 10 children. Molly is part of Native Strength Revolution where she is a Certified Yoga Instructor. She also recently r...

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Nov. 28, 2022

Annette Hubbard - Episode 91

Annette Hubbard Annette is Alutiiq from Ninilchik, Alaska. Annette works in Addiction Medicine with Tribal Health. Annette is also a Technical Assistance Consultant for the National Alliance for State and Territorial aides di...

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Nov. 18, 2022

Eric Howk- Episode 90

Eric Howk Eric is from Wasilla, Alaska. Eric is a Guitarist for Grammy award winning band Portugal. The Man. Eric has been sober for 2 years. On this episode Eric courageously shares his story. Support the show

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Nov. 11, 2022

Jaaji from Twin Flames- Episode 89

Jaaji Jaaji is from the band Twin Flames. He is Inuk from Quaqtaq, Nunavik in Northern Quebec, and also Mohawk, from Kahnawake. Twin Flames is a Multi-award winning, chart-topping Indigenous band which consists of Jaaji and h...

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Nov. 4, 2022

Klarissa Larson- Episode 88

Klarissa Larson Klarissa is Alaskan Native from Dillingham, Alaska. Klarissa has been sober since June 6th of 2020. On this episode Klarissa courageously shares her story for those still struggling. This episode is very power...

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Oct. 27, 2022

Kisik Whiskeyjack- Episode 87 nhsx

Kîsik Whiskeyjack Kîsik is originally from the Saddle Lake Cree nation, but now resides in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Kîsik is a former board member of the Edmonton 2 Spirit Society. They have a background in youth work and f...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Jessica Beatus Wilson-Episode 86

Jessica Beatus Wilson Jessica is Koyukon Athabascan and Iñupiat. Jessica is from Hughes, Alaska on her Fathers side and Allakaket, Alaska on her Mothers side, but she grew up most of her life in Fairbanks, Alaska. Jessica’s s...

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Oct. 13, 2022

Roberta Alook- Episode 85

Roberta Alook Roberta is 1/2 Woodlands Cree from Wabasca, Alberta on her father’s side & 1/2 Dene Sucline from Dillon, Saskatchewan on her mothers side. Roberta is Currently a University of Alberta Student. She is a Indigenou...

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Oct. 6, 2022

Kyle Beauregard- Episode 84

Kyle Beauregard Kyle Lives in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Kyle is a Métis barber from treaty 6 territory. Kyle will be celebrating 5 years of sobriety on December 5th. On this episode Kyle courageously shares his story for thos...

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Sept. 28, 2022

Tad Lindley- Episode 83

Tad Lindley Tad is originally from Ohio, but he now resides in Bethel, Alaska. Tad teaches high school in Bethel, and is a Licensed Minster with the United Pentecostal Church. Tad has been sober for 40 years. On this episode …

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Sept. 22, 2022

Elizabeth Ahkivagak- Episode 82

Elizabeth Ahkivgak Elizabeth Is from Utqiagvik, Alaska. She is Iñupiaq and Mexican. Elizabeth is a nonprofit accountant and teaches self defense for Missing and Murdered No More. Elizabeth is also an Artist who owns The Knott...

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Sept. 14, 2022

Beatrice Deer- Episode 81

Beatrice Deer Beatrice is 1/2 Inuk & 1/2 Mohawk. She is a singer/songwriter from Quaqtaq, Nunavik. She is a mom and has been sober for 11 years. On this episode Beatrice courageously shares her story for those who are struggl...

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Sept. 6, 2022

Colé Richards- Episode 80

Cole’ Richards Colé Is 28 years old from the Saulteaux and Cree tribes. He is from the Piapot First Nation reserve in Saskatchewan. He is a photographer that started his own company called Indigenality Photography. Colé is a ...

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Aug. 30, 2022

Tarah Hargrove-Ramirez- Episode 79

Tarah Hargrove-Ramirez Tarah is a person in long term recovery, multi passionate entrepreneur, & Growth Coach. Tarah hosts the podcast “Welcome to Tarah-Dise.” On this episode Tarah shares her story for those still struggling...

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Aug. 24, 2022

Andrew Karmun- Episode 77

Andrew Karmun Andy is from Nome Alaska. Andy is Inupiaq and Yupik. Andy is in long term recovery. On this episode Andy courageously shares his story for those still struggling. Support the show

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Aug. 6, 2022

Saima Chase- Episode 77

Saima Chase Saima is from Kotzebue Alaska. Saima is Inupiaq, Saami, & Finnish. She is a wife, and a mother to 3. On this episode Saima courageously shares her story for those still struggling. Support the show

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July 29, 2022

Dustin Morris- Episode 76

Dustin Morris Dustin is the local suicide prevention and nonprofit director for The Alaska chapter of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. On this episode Dustin and I discuss mental health, suicide, alcohol and dr...

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July 20, 2022

Jon Santaanta Proudstar- Episode 75

Jon Santaanta Proudstar Jon is Yaqui from Tucson, Arizona. Jon is a film actor, a film & comic book writer, and a director. He first appeared in Madhouse with John Larroquette and Kirstie Alley in 1990, and most recently he …

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July 10, 2022

Josephine Webster- Episode 74

Josephine Webster Josephine is from the Oneida and Navajo Nations. She resides in Wisconsin. Josephine is a mother of four. She has over 60,000 followers on TikTok. Josephine has been sober for 4 years and 11 months. On this ...

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June 27, 2022

Ninakaye Taane-Tinorau. - Episode 73

Ninakaye Taanetinorau Ninakaye is Māori from the Ngaati Maniapoto tribe in New Zealand. Ninakaye is a Māori Music Coalition trustee. She manages her brother Tiki Taane. She is an @mmf_aotearoa mentor. She is a @thriveunltd am...

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June 22, 2022

Richard "Giffa" Kinegak- Episode 72

Richard “Giffa” Kinegak Giffa is Yupik originally from Bethel, he now lives in Anchorage, AK. Giffa has been sober for 3 years. On this episode Giffa courageously shares his story of sobriety for those still struggling. Suppo...

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June 14, 2022

Sean Young- Episode 71

Sean Young Sean is a Veteran who lives on JBER in Anchorage, AK. Sean is the host of “Sitting with Sean” a Recovery Podcast. Sean has been sober since December 27th, 2019. On this episode he shares his story for …

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June 6, 2022

Christopher Avessuk- Episode 70

Christopher Avessuk Chris was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Chris is King Island Inupiaq. Chris is a very talented photographer and lover of music. Chris has 2 years of sobriety on June 21st. On this episode Chris cou...

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May 31, 2022

Dr. Jordan Lewis- Episode 69

Dr. Jordan Lewis Dr. Lewis Is Aleut from Naknek, Alaska. Dr. Lewis is a Professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Lewis has been sober for 11 years. On this episode Dr. Jordan Lewis courageously shares his ...

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May 23, 2022

Catherine Rocha- Episode 68

Catherine Angivv’aq Rocha Catherine Is mixed Yupik. Her family is from Bethel, Alaska. She is a full time indigenous artisan, a Mixed Media Artist & a Musician. Catherine has been sober for 4 years. On this episode Angivv’aq ...

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May 16, 2022

Candace Nielsen- Episode 67

Candace Nielsen Candace is Unangax and grew up in Nelson Lagoon, but she now resides in Cold Bay, Alaska. Candace has been in Recovery from alcohol addiction since 01/01/2019. “I have had a lot of support during this process ...

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May 9, 2022

Jeremy Ridlington- Episode 66

Jeremy Ridlington Jeremy is Yupik and Irish from Nenana Alaska. Jeremy has been in Recovery from Methamphetamines for 4 years. On this episode Jeremy candidly shares his story for those still struggling. Support the show

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May 2, 2022

Paninnguaq Nuunu Heilmann- Episode 65

Paninnguaq Nuunu Heilmann Paninnguaq is from Nuuk in Kalaallit Nunaat // Greenland 🇬🇱. She started her own production company called Neqimineq Productions. She is the author of a Novel called “Mad World.” She was featured In ...

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April 26, 2022

Ashleigh Nowakowski-Epidose 64

Ashleigh Nowakowski Ashleigh was born in 1984 in southeastern Wisconsin. Growing up with a sibling who struggled with substances created a home environment that was less than ideal. Once her brother found recovery, Ashleigh, ...

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April 18, 2022

Siqiniq Maupin- Episode 63

Siqiniq Maupin Siqiniq is a strong Inupiaq woman. Her family is from from Nuiqsut and Utqiagvik, Alaska. She was raised in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Siqiniq has been in recovery for 5 years. On this episode Siqiniq courageousl...

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April 10, 2022

Bogdan Ilnitski-Ukraine Relief Program

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April 7, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 61- Melissa Marin

Melissa Marin Melissa is an animal rescue owner who has 2 years of sobriety. On this episode Melissa courageously shares her story for those still struggling. Support the show (

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March 30, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 60- Jeff Egoak

Jeff Egoak Jeff is a strong sober Yupik man from Napakiak, Alaska. Jeff has been Sober for almost 10 years. On this episode Jeff courageously shares his story for those still struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. Suppor...

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March 14, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 59- Chet Hower

Chet Hower Originally from Texas, Chet now resides in California. Chet has been sober since 2/18/96. Which gives him 26 years of sobriety. On this episode Chet shares his experience, strength, and hope for those that are stil...

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March 6, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 58- Cindy Johnson

Cindy Johnson Is Inupiaq Eskimo, and part of the ASRC. Born in Fairbanks and raised in Anchorage Cindy now resides in Maryland. Cindy has been sober for 22 years. In this episode Cindy courageously shares her story for those ...

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Feb. 28, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 57- Heidi Christensen and Sam Garcia 2

Heidi Christensen a strong Alutiiq and Gwichin Athabaskan woman with 7 years of sobriety, and Sam Garcia a strong Kewa Pueblo Indian man with 6 years of sobriety, come back on the show to check in. Heidi is a Cultural …

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Feb. 14, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 56- Owen Skahionwiio Mayo

Owen Skahionwiio Mayo Owen is from Kahnawake, Quebec. Owen is a Father, Fiance', Influencer, Smoke dancer, and Woodland dancer. Owen has 3 years of sobriety. On this episode Owen shares his story for those still struggling. h...

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Jan. 31, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 55- Brian Belcher

Brian Belcher Brian is a 31 year old male who is born and raised in Anchorage,Alaska. Brian is just over 2 yeas into his recovery and wants others to know it’s ok to ask for help it’s there if you …

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Jan. 25, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 54- Kathleen Theresa Brendible

Kathleen Theresa Brendible Kathleen is 31 years old from Metlakatla, Alaska. Kathleen is Tsimshian and Tlingit from the Killer Whale Clan. Kathleen is just over a month into her recovery. She courageously reached out to me to...

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Jan. 14, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 53- Kim Larson (Seybert)

Kim Larson (Seybert) Kim is a recovering addict from Dillingham, Alaska. Kim is Aleut from the Curyung tribe. Kim has been on her recovery journey since 2014. On this episode Kim Courageously shares her story of addiction, an...

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Jan. 8, 2022

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 52- Kimberly Ayek

Kimberly Ayek is Inupiaq and Sugpiaq. She was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska where she currently still resides. Kimberly is wrapping up her last year at Alaska Pacific University where she is earning her bachelors degre...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 51- Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown Born and raised in Anchorage, AK. Jennifer is the youngest of four sisters, and a proud mom to four grown kids and her chihuahua, Moxie. Jennifer has worked for STAR (Standing Together Against Rape) for four ye...

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Dec. 6, 2021

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 50- Ryen Aavurauq Richards

Ryen Aavurauq Richards Ryen is Iñupiaq. Ryen was born in Qikiktagruk (Kotzebue) & raised in the Matsu Valley. Ryen is a Single mom who has a 14 year old daughter. She is a master Reiki practitioner and aspiring traditional he...

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Nov. 29, 2021

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 49- Kathleen "Little Girl" Naneng

Kathleen “Little Girl” Naneng Lit is Yup'ik from Bethel, Alaska. She is a Mom of 3, and a Grandma of 1. She is a 3rd grade teacher. As well as a coach. Lit inspires people to have positive attitudes and …

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Nov. 8, 2021

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 48- Emma Hill

Emma Hill Emma is an Alaskan Singer Songwriter and Mental Health Advocate who grew up in Sleetmute, Alaska. Emma is set to release her 9th full length album. She just celebrated 5 years of no booze. On this episode Emma …

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Oct. 24, 2021

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 47- Nick Carpenter

Nick Carpenter Nick co-hosts the "Look at Life" Podcast with Edward Washington II. Nick is also part of Medium Build, who have released 4 albums, a bunch of singles, and a bunch of videos. On this episode Nick shares his …

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Oct. 15, 2021

Anonymous Eskimo Episode 46- Dwayne Everett Ward

Dwayne Everett Ward Is 47 years old from Miramichi, New Brunswick. Dwayne works as a Certified Addictions Counsellor and is a Motivational Speaker. Dwayne runs a Mixed Martial Arts club called the Vault, and he owns The Vault...

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