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Refuge Notebook: Eat your peas - just not the ones you find in the wild

...readily applied to our own backyards. The Eskimo potato, Hedysarum alpinum or alpine sweetvetch...McCandless' journal seems to incriminate Eskimo potato seeds as the reason for his apparent...pea, Hedysarum mackenzii or bear root. Eskimo potato isn't known to have alkaloids...
Man in custody after barricading self in village; 1 dead

...quiet out there," McCoy said shortly before he saw troopers walking the man out of the house in handcuffs.Selawik is an Inupiat Eskimo community of about 875 people. It is 475 miles northwest of Anchorage, near the northwestern coast.
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...
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...
Pioneer Potluck, 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...
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...

...National Guard said.The man was part of a group on a guided hunting trip about 30 miles north of Anaktuvuk Pass, a tiny Nunamiut Eskimo village in the Gates of the Arctic National Park. Initial rescue efforts by local search teams and by the Alaska State Troopers...
Bering Sea storm riders find Alaska ways of coping

...state's western coast performed traditional Eskimo dances seeking good weather. Some brought...impressed with the community." The Inupiat Eskimo village of 700, built on a large Some locals brought muktuk, the Eskimo name for the skin of a bowhead whale with...
'On the Ice'

ANCHORAGE, -- Two Inupiat Eskimo teenagers from a remote Arctic town find themselves at the center of a tragic killing brought on by a crystal meth-fueled fight...
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Revisiting the past

...Alaska - An Anchorage poet gets to realize her dream to visit the ghost of a remote western Alaska village where her Inupiat Eskimo ancestors once lived, thanks to funds she raised through crowdsourcing.Joan Naviyuk Kane far surpassed her goal of $31...
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