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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…

Teller Road screenshot

Frontier Individualism

Yesterday, Zach came across an article by Gene Weingarten from the May 1, 2005 edition of the Washington Post Magazine in which Weingarten describes Nome as…

Update News: October 11th, 2013

In Friday’s news: AK fishermen lack easy access to healthcare; Haines Borough amends charter to end corporate personhood; AFN needs volunteers in advance of annual convention…

Update News: October 7th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska currently experiencing a dangerous outbreak of syphilis; NANA announces to shareholders it won’t be paying out a dividend this year; Coast Guard…

Mush!

I can’t believe that no one has written about going mushing. Last week Tara, Zach, and I joined a local KNOM volunteer on one of his…

Update News: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska Redistricting Board adopts final district plan for voting in Alaska; U.S. Coast Guard opens forward operating location in Kotzebue; Post-doctoral fellow researching…

Positive momentum

Western Alaska saw record heat, and then the rains came. The ice has finally left the beaches and off-shore waters. Summer is here! Nonprofit organizations of…

Update News: Monday, July 1, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska Legislature extends disaster emergency for communities affected by spring flooding; Heavy U.S. icebreaker to be back in service after $90 million renovation;…