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Walrus leaving ice, coming ashore

...Images of the walrus were captured over the weekend by a photographer not affiliated with the agency near Point Lay, an Inupiat Eskimo village 700 miles northwest of Anchorage and 300 miles southwest of Barrow. Walrus have been coming to shore on the U.S...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dan-joling/2015-08-27
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Larger clinics planned for Savoonga, Gambell

...for several grants toward raising the remaining $8.6 million.Foundation work is being done this summer in the Yup'ik Eskimo communities, with construction slated to begin next summer.Gambell resident June Walunga, who represents the community of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/larger-clinics-planned-for-savoonga-
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Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...always a reminder, each and every day," Soolook, an Inupiat Eskimo, says of the view from Little Diomede Island. Less than 3...ordered the 25 to 30 remaining inhabitants to move to the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Naukan in Chukotka in 1948, when the so-called...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/village-seeks-to-reunite-with-russia
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VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia

...Pearl Harbor and points along Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The volunteer militia members, nicknamed Uncle Sam's Men and Eskimo Scouts, stepped in to watch over the 586,000-square-mile territory, which was vulnerable to further attack with the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/rachel-doro/2015-08-12
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...review a 2013 ruling by the Bureau of Indian Affairs that said the sitting tribal council no longer represented the Yup'ik Eskimo community of Newtok for bureau funding purposes. The old council appealed the decision, which gave local power to a new group...

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...Service.Iver Campbell and other Yup'ik Eskimo hunters from two St. Lawrence Island...said Vera Metcalf, director of the Eskimo Walrus Commission. "So we are concerned...option, according to Oxereok, an Inupiat Eskimo. Relocating would mean displacing everything...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/rachel-doro/2015-08-06
Anchorage man delights in teaching Eskimo culture

...School. Topkok, an Inupiat Eskimo who hails from the Northwest...broken English, while the Eskimos knew almost no Russian and...region's isolation, he said Eskimos still must hunt and gather...visiting classrooms or teaching Eskimo crafts in Anchorage. "This...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-12-22/anchorage-man-delights-in-teaching-e
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Volunteers bring Santa to remote Alaska village

SHISHMAREF - Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities like coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/volunteers-bring-santa-to-remote-ala
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Pioneer Potluck

...kids, and $100 in my pocket, we were going, as my rancher Dad exclaimed, "off to the land of the Icebergs, Igloos and Eskimos!" Never seen an igloo, seen a few icebergs, and have lots of great friends that are Alaska Native. I cherish their friendship...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032311/foo_804226618.shtml
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Guard brings Christmas to remote Alaska village

KWETHLUK - The mere presence of Santa and Mrs. Claus put broad smiles on the faces of many children in an Alaska Yup'ik Eskimo community this week, and it wasn't just because they were about to receive gifts.For some of the children, this was the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-15/guard-brings-christmas-to-remote-ala
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