Nuxalk Radio has a new morning show with local hosts Nuhawhawta (Sheldon Tallio) and Ximaksta (Barry Mack).
Nuhawhawta and Ximaksta, will bring you lively and entertaining daily local news, events, weather and announcements every morning from 6am – 10am every weekday morning. Learn the Nuxalk language with Nuxalk word and phrase of the day and hear historical excerpts from the archives. Hear Nuhawhawta and Ximaksta sing Nuxalk songs live, interview Nuxalk elders, staltmc (chiefs), Bella Coolans and more.
Nuxalk Radio is a non-commercial community radio station broadcasting on 91.1 FM from the Nuxalk village of Q’umk’uts’ (Bella Coola) and online at nuxalkradio.com. Nuxalk Radio launched on si7mt (summer solstice) June 21, 2014.
Nuxalk Radio’s mission is to promote Nuxalk language use, increase the fluency of semi-fluent Nuxalk language speakers, inspire new Nuxalk language learners, raise the prestige of the Nuxalk language and reaffirm the fact that the Nuxalk language is relevant today; contribute positively to physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being; assert Nuxalk Nationhood by raising up our Nuxalk ancestral government, reclaiming and reoccupying our territory and promoting stewardship of our homelands; share information regarding Nuxalk identity, history, culture and education; and promote the common goals of our neighbouring Nations and other Indigenous groups.
If you have music requests, news and events you would like announced on air, contact Nuxalk Radio online or leave your notice on Nuxalk Radio’s bulletin board located outside our station at 3 – 497 Mackenzie St in Bella Coola.