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Update News: December 6th, 2013

In Friday’s news: State is launching website and phone-lines for families in need of aid after November storms; Multi-agency effort works to organize aid and relief…

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 25th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Byron Mallot addresses the AFN Convention; Diomede prepares a resolution to declare an economic disaster; Kawerak’s Social Science Program releases traditional knowledge projects;…

Update News: October 21st, 2013

In Monday’s newscast: Community in Savoonga economizing as winter approaches amid worst walrus harvest on record; Alaska Native people from across state gathering for AFN and…

Update News: September 18th, 2013

In Wednesdays news: Alaska Community Action on Toxics starts campaign to provide real aid to economic disaster victims on St. Lawrence Island; According to recent reports,…

A day in Gambell, Alaska

Two of our volunteers took an exceptional trip to a rural Alaska community this summer. In a small plane, Dayneé Rosales and Eva DeLappe journeyed to…

Update News: Friday, July 26, 2013

In Friday’s news: Native Village of Gambell declares economic disaster due to low walrus harvest;  Challenge filed to Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redrawing of political boundaries;…