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Tuvqakiyaraq

August 15, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell In the old days in Eskimo country people really cared about their neighbor and families really cared about each other. Imagine living a hundred years ago in a Yupiaq community. The people […]

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Memories of Fishcamp

August 8, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell When times are good and when times are hard, fish camp is a wonderful place to spend time with the family. When fish camping, everyone is working together for a common cause; […]

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Cetuqupak – Grey Whale

August 8, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell The grey whale was divided among the people of southwestern Alaska who wanted a piece of the Cetuqupak, Yup’ik word for the Grey Whale. People generously shared the blubber with their neighbors […]

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Subsistence Life is a Healthy Life

July 25, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell The majority of people in villages still depend solely on their subsistence way of life. For most of us today, it is crucial to eat subsistence foods to maintain good health practices. […]

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There is no need to speed

July 25, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell I’m glad the Bethel Police Department is alert to speeders in Bethel. Our roads are in poor shape and dangerous. I’ve been in older cabs that bounce around and bottom out after […]

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The values of subsistence

July 12, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell The Elders spoke earlier this summer about our Ancestors, who commissioned us to never fight about our resources like fish. However, we live in modern times and our sovereignty has been violated […]

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4th of July past

July 6, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell Bethel 4th of July celebrations have always been a big event in the past. The preparation, where everyone pitched in, including City Municipality, as they do now, all service organizations, and someone […]

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Problem Solver

June 27, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell Scientists are so smart, sometimes baffling how they think and what they accomplish in life, but the question still remains, are they that smart? Can they tell exactly how many stars there […]

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The Gray Bar Hotel

June 20, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell I remember the time I went to the courthouse and sat in what I now know to be the main chamber. The attorney told me to be there by 10 a.m. so I […]

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Becoming healthy can become a habit

June 13, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell Historian Will Durant said, “To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.” What we say, what we think and what we do should all be in sync. When […]