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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.