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Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...our warming planet?The first explorers set foot in Antarctica 194 years ago hunting 19th century riches of whale and seal oil and fur, turning tides red with blood. Since then, the fist-shaped continent has proven a treasure chest for scientists...
Sharing language, sharing culture

The rich aroma of beluga whale fat, fish, soup and seal oil floated down the hallway of the Brockel Building Tuesday, where 12 people gathered for a Yup'ik language circle. Jaxson Sagoonick...
Tasty event planned for Nikiski Clubhouse

...She also tied the craft making lessons to Alaska themes. "Each kid made four or five projects with her, including seal-oil lamps and Athabascan masks made of clay. The kids also made bowls for this fundraiser," Wik said. As to the way the...
Filmmaker captures highs, lows of running the Iditarod a city hall and in a hut at Rainy Pass with seven men and no running water. In Akiak, Williams' home, she found seal oil delicious and polished off several helpings. She was grateful for the generosity she encountered in the Bush, by a willingness...
Native diabetes study shows benefits of diet counseling

...Ebbesson's subjects received counseling about their diets, but most got newsletters advising them of what to eat -- seal oil, whale oil and vegetable oil -- and what not to eat -- butter, Crisco and margarine. Ebbesson said people who received...
Salmonella outbreak strikes Elim

...eating poorly cooked, contaminated foods, McLaughlin said. The investigator said he searched for a source by testing seal oil, baking oil, cookies, dried salmon and eggs. The state Department of Environmental Conservation also tested village...


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