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Update News: October 29th, 2013

In Tuesday’s News: At last night’s Nome Common Council meeting the condition of the animal shelter was brought up, and councilman Stan Anderson made a controversial…

Large casks used for fermenting walrus meat in Savoonga.

Profiles: Svnga Thrift

Zachariah Hughes traveled to Savoonga to hear how the community is dealing with the economic disaster of this year’s record-low walrus harvest.

Update News: October 28th, 2013

In Monday’s news: At last weekend’s AFN conference, Kawerak President Melanie Bahnke addressed a senate committee on subsistence issues; A 40-year-old Noorvik man shot and wounded…

Quyana Night

AFN: Day 2

Speakers presented throughout the day on a variety of topics, including suicide prevention, subsistence rights, and respect for youth and elders. The Akula Elitnaurvik, Kuugmuit, Di’haii…

AFN Morning Assembly

AFN: Day 1

People from across the state of Alaska assemble for the 2013 AFN conference – after a night out for Rock the Native Vote in Fairbanks.