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Island halibut gift

August 15, 2017 0

Samantha Olrun, who is originally of Mekoryuk writes, “This photo was taken off-the-grid on the southern part of Nunivak Island at fish camp of my 5-year-old daughter, Vanessa Carl. She is proudly looking at the […]

From The Editor

Mertarvik ribbon cutting ceremony

August 15, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln The community of Newtok hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Mertarvik and celebrated with Yup’ik dancing, a feast, and a tour of the Mertarvik site. Mertarvik is where the village is planning on […]

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Kwinhagak clean up yields benefits for community

August 8, 2017 0

by Stephan Jones The Native Village of Kwinhagak Environmental Department’s Annual Spring Clean-up was from May 30-June 1st. This year 154 participants picked 1,646 full yellow ALPAR bags and 535 miscellaneous/large items; 2,181 altogether for […]

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Salmonberry Summer

August 8, 2017 0

Aubrey Mariam, age 5, of Quinhagak happily picked 2 pint sized bags of ripened salmonberries from up the Kusquqvaar River on July 19th, 2017. Photo by Jessica Simon

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Children of Mekoryuk help beautify their Island Home

August 8, 2017 0

The Native Village of Mekoryuk IGAP Department would like to thank everyone for the generous donations and prizes for the 2017 Clean Up Green Up held on May 24-25, 2017. We had a total of […]

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Rare film tells story of Yup’ik children creating incredible artwork

July 28, 2017 0

by K.J. Lincoln Back in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, a young couple named Paul and Eloise Forrer taught in the village of Eek at the BIA School. Mr. Forrer began an arts program […]

Sports

Alaska Job Corps students teach NYO to children and Seattle Seahawks stars

July 25, 2017 0

by Carin Meyer As part of yesterday’s (July 13th) United Way of Mat-Su’s “Play 60” event held at the Curtis Menard Sports Center, eight talented students from Alaska Job Corps demonstrated important aspects of Alaska […]

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First Fish Cutters

July 25, 2017 0

These fun kids from Napaskiak were so proud of their older brother Quentin’s rod-n-reel whitefish catches, they wanted to cut them. With the help of their parents Steven and Denise Riley-Alexie, twin boys Chance and […]

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Shields crowned Miss WEIO 2017

July 25, 2017 0

The newly crowned Miss World Eskimo Indian Olympics is Olivia Piiyuuk Shields of Anchorage. She was awarded her title on Saturday night during WEIO in front a large crowd at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. […]

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WEIO Royalty

July 25, 2017 0

Miss Cama-i Regina Pingayak-Simon (at right) and Olivia Piiyuuk Shields participated in the Miss WEIO Pageant last week in Fairbanks. Shields is the newly crowned Miss WEIO 2017.