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Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (KBC) is a nonprofit, Alaska Native governed and operated media center located in Anchorage, Alaska.

"Koahnic" is an Athabascan word in the Ahtna dialect meaning "live air".

Mission Statement

Core Purpose & Values



The mission of Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is to be the leader in bringing Native voices to Alaska and the nation.

KBC pursues its mission through operation of three projects:

National Programming, a selection of radio programming that is broadcast by public and tribal radio stations across the country. KBC's national programming includes National Native News, Native America Calling, Earthsongs, Stories of Our People, and Native Word of the Day.

KNBA 90.3 FM, the first Native radio station located in an urban market.


Meetings are held bi-annually at KNBA (3600 San Jeronimo Dr., suite 480 Anchorage AK 99508). Community Advisory Board (CAB) meetings are open to the public. Announcements of the meetings are made on air and on line prior to the meetings.


If you’d like to find out more about the KNBA CAB — membership, officers, meetings, etc. — send e-mail to feedback@knba.org



KBC welcomes your comments and suggestions.
E-mail us at feedback@knba.org.

Contact Us
3600 San Jeronimo Drive, Suite 480, Anchorage, AK 99508
Office: (907) 793-3500
  Office Fax: (907) 793-3536
Request Line: (907) 279-KNBA (5622)   Toll Free: (888) 278-KNBA (5622)
Newsroom: (907) 743-8803
Native America Calling Live Caller: (800) 99NATIVE ((800) 996-2848)

Funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting