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Update News: March 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: With an ACA deadline approaching, here’s what American Indians and Alaska Natives need to know about healthcare; Seward Peninsula Regional Advisory Council meets in Nome for discussions on musk oxen, subsistence, and salmon; The state is trying to figure out how to clean up marine debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami spread…

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Turbulent Cultural Re-Entry

A road in Gambell, Alaska

This is a term that gets thrown around in the service world and in the military. What does it mean? Re-entering your old life after being away “in service” may be shocking and overwhelming. It may be strange to think about culture shock within the United States but that’s the beauty of Western Alaska—it may…

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From Marble City to a Gold Rush Town.

When my friend Jason traveled from Knoxville to Nome the other week, he seemed to bring a few suitcases full of that warm Southeastern sunshine with him. The evening he arrived was the first of about a week of snow melting, come-out-and-play kind of weather. And what does one do after spending an Alaskan winter…

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