Eight Bristol Bay middle schoolers did something particularly adventurous with their summer vacations – they attended the Cape Peirce marine science and culture camp on the southwest tip of the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.
Quinhagak took a big step to redraft its cultural narrative this month with the opening of the largest museum collection of Yup’ik artifacts in the world, located off the of the Bering Sea coast. The village has been regaining pre-contact cultural knowledge, leading to a deeper understanding of its Yup’ik heritage.
The village of Napakiak received $449,000 in federal funding Thursday that could help them respond to the “imminent threat” of climate change. Napakiak’s shoreline is eroding at an alarming rate, even by Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta standards.