Coming to the region at the start of the new year is a “nest” project focused on Inupiaq language revitalization. A Nome-based non-profit organization called Inuusiq Inc., which started up this year, is spearheading the project.
The Lower Kuskokwim School District has about a 15 percent turnover rate. Every year, it’s looking to fill 60 to 70 teaching positions. To do that last year, the district attended 93 job fairs across the United States.