Fifteen adults and students from elementary to high school braved the four-day hike in the wind and rain. No dehydrated camping food lightened their packs. Since the walk was a part of the food challenge, their menu included moose, dry fish and fresh produce.
Nutrition-related health concerns plague the U.S. as a whole, and rural Alaska is no exception. People in village of Igiugig are aiming to improve their health this fall with a Native foods challenge.