We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Susanne Aikman, the longtime host and producer of alterNative Voices. Susie had been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer just a precious few months earlier and left us Sunday, June 21 surrounded by her closest friends and family. alterNative Voices first aired on January 2, 1992. It was a charter program on the first all American Indian radio network, American Indian Radio on Satellite, and was syndicated for 10 years on 54 stations. She was 69.
Susie had told us that she prefer the alterNative Voices format be retired when she left us, and we respect her wishes. Our Native American programming will continue with a new hour-long program of Native news and music, InDIGITnous Voice, hosted by Richard Two Elk, and beginning Sunday, July 6th and every Sunday from 7:00 to 8:00 AM on KUVO/KVJZ.